Assistant Professor in Computer Science

  • Full Time
  • Durham

Job title: Assistant Professor in Computer Science


Job description: Offer Description

The Department of Computer Science at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Assistant Professor (Education Track). This is a permanent position.

Pedagogical Innovations In Computer Science (PICS) at Durham is a leading group in the UK for Computer Science pedagogy, hosting the national Computing Education Practice conference annually since 2017. As well as five education track academics, our members include colleagues from other research groups in the department: AIHS (AI in education) and ACiD (pedagogy of Theoretical Computer Science). We also collaborate with other academic departments across the university (e.g. Education, Psychology, Mathematical Sciences) and beyond.

We seek to appoint a talented individual to the role of Assistant Professor to work in the PICS group. We welcome applications from those with teaching interests aligned with our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and we are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a focus on public engagement and outreach, diversity and inclusion.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent pedagogy and teaching while allowing unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution. For more information, please visit our Department pages at

The Department is one of the UK’s leading Computer Science departments, with an outstanding reputation in research, teaching, and student employability. Our internationally recognised research covers Algorithms and Complexity, Artificial Intelligence and Human Systems, Networks, Scientific Computing and Vision, Imaging and Visualisation. There is a lively research culture with many visitors and events, and active and rewarding collaborations with other departments in Durham and with other scientists in the UK and internationally. In the recent assessment exercise REF2021 we improved by six places in the ranking. We aim to provide an encouraging and friendly environment with a strong sense of community. The Department has recently grown rapidly, and now has more than 50 permanent members of academic staff. In 2021, we moved to a newly constructed building, which we share with Mathematics.

The Department has a proud tradition of excellence in its undergraduate programmes. The Department is ranked 6th in both the Complete University Guide 2023 and the Guardian University Guide 2023 and nationally we are ranked joint 1st for student employability.

The Department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award. Athena SWAN is a national initiative that recognises the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia.

The role is full-time, but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares.


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Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute DURHAM UNIVERSITY Country United Kingdom City Durham, United Kingdom Geofield

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Durham, United Kingdom


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Location: Durham

Job date: Sun, 17 Dec 2023 06:53:40 GMT

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