Job reference: SRF47138-b
Salary: £45,585 - £56,021 per annum
Closing date:
Department: School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences
Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)
Division: Computer Science
Hours Per Week: 1.00FTE
Job live date: 16/04/2024
Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Permanent

Job Description

The Department of Computer Science is seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Computer Vision for Environmental Monitoring to join the team at Reading as one of four new appointments to provide high quality teaching and research. More details about the role and working at Reading can be found in the candidate brochure below. Those appointed will have great opportunities for working with key strategic partners to further their research to emphasise the integration of computer vision principles with environmental science knowledge to develop innovation solutions for monitoring and managing environmental resources. We are excited for you to join us in a department that is pushing the boundaries of knowledge, encouraging innovation and helping to shape the future.

Essential for this role is that you:

  • Have a PhD in computer science or a related field, and a strong reputation for rigorous international research in Computer Vision
  • Have well-developed knowledge of the fundamentals of computer science as suitable for teaching across the curriculum at UG/PG level.
  • Have excellent research publications of international standing on Computer Vision
  • Have a strong commitment to student support and the enhancement of the learning experience.
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively alongside a diverse range of colleagues.
  • Have a flexible and adaptable approach to your work and a readiness to lead and participate in teams.
  • Have the ability to develop your own materials and approaches to teaching, and the skills to analyse students’ learning experiences.

Closing date: shortlisting and interviews to be held on an ongoing basis  the advert will close once we have appointed to the vacancy as we are keen to make appointments quickly so that staff are able to commence employment by September 2024, therefore please do not delay in applying for this position

Selection process: Applications will be shortlisted, there will then be a short telephone interview (Stage 1) to confirm key facts and to provide candidates with more details about the package that is being offered. Those who progress past Stage 1 will then be invited to a formal Panel interview (Stage 2) which will be organised online via Microsoft Teams and will be Chaired by the Head of School.

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Department, Computer Science

Contact name:

Professor Shuang-Hua Yang

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We are also a Disability Confident Level 1 employer Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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