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Teaching Fellow

School of Electronics & Computer Science

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Thursday 23 December 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1613221FP

We are investing in our future and that includes you.  We will champion your most ambitious aspirations. 

Have you got a passion for Computer Science or Electrical and Electronic Engineering? And can you share your knowledge with clarity and enthusiasm? Then regardless of whether you have teaching experience, we have a great opportunity for you. The University of Southampton is a unique place in which to explore what you are capable of. Inspiring thousands of students every year to explore their strengths and forge life-changing discoveries, we open a wealth of opportunities for the most inquisitive minds. Working with multidisciplinary colleagues across the fields of computer science and Electrical and Electronic Engineering this progressive team are at the forefront of current and future thinking. 

 As one of the world’s top 1% of universities, we know what it takes to create an exceptional student experience. Encouraging our students to challenge conventional thinking, we underpin our exceptional academic courses with a dynamic culture of innovation and research. This is an ethos that we roll out to our staff too, and as such, we enjoy a uniquely collaborative team-spirit in which our colleagues support one another in their endeavours. This progressive approach plays a vital role in maintaining our reputation for shaping knowledge in a wide variety of areas.

 To make the most of this incredible opportunity, you will need to be PhD qualified, or you will have a relevant professional qualification. You will have a strong publication record and you will be passionate about working in partnership with the team to share expertise. While some teaching experience would be useful, it is more important that you have great communication skills with the ability to engage students in their learning, be that through group sessions or on a one-to-one basis. If you can bring a real passion for the field to our department, we will help you develop your presentation skills. 

 In turn, we will help you find the ideal work/life balance, with flexible working hours and onsite childcare facilities. Committed to tackling gender inequality, we are Athena SWAN bronze award recognised, as we are determined to address the under-representation of women in engineering. With a generous benefits package that also includes a contributory pension scheme, competitive holiday allowance, subsidised health and fitness facilities, a cycle-to-work scheme, a range of discounts and a unique mentoring scheme, this is a place where you are sure to excel. 

 For more information, contact:  

Professor Paul Lewin, Head of ECS hod@ecs.soton.ac.uk  or Dr Bahar Rastegari, Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence b.rastegari@soton.ac.uk 

This post is offered on a full-time fixed term contract of 12 months.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. References are requested along with your application. This reference system is automated so please ensure you provide the correct email address and allow time for these to be received, prior to the close date, to assist the department with shortlisting. If you need any assistance, please call Michelle Jose (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1613221FP on all correspondence. 

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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