Free open Job in North, South & Central America Lecturer in Computer Science / Data Science at New College of the Humanities

Contract Type: One-year; full-time teaching-track contract (with a potential to become permanent)

Start date: Full-time from July/August 2020

Benefits: Generous benefits package including 25 days holiday allowance (excl. Bank holidays), group life assurance, group income protection, pension schemes and private healthcare (optional)

The Role

New College of the Humanities wishes to appoint a full-time Lecturer to start August 2020. The successful candidate would be available in the Spring/Summer leading up to that for training opportunities at The Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University Campus in Boston.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. This is a one-year full-time appointment with the primary focus on undergraduate teaching. There is potential for this role to become permanent. 

We are seeking someone who can teach in core areas of Computer / Data Science (especially introductory programming and discrete mathematics), and with interests and expertise in applying computational methods to challenges and data in the social sciences and humanities. The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues across Faculties in developing new academic initiatives within the institution. They will contribute to existing courses as well as creating new course content and materials. Student advising and service to the College are an integral component of the position.  


Candidates must hold a PhD in Computer Science or related degree from an accredited

institution. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is strongly preferred. Experience with U.S. student demographic is preferable. Successful candidates will have demonstrated an expert grasp of knowledge of the field at all levels and be creative in their approach to teaching in an environment of cooperative, interdisciplinary and experiential education. Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills are required in order to communicate effectively with students in person and online.

Application Process

Applications should be made via this link by 17.00 on 12th January 2020. Please reference your application “CS1219”. Participation in the equal opportunities section is encouraged, but voluntary.

Applications must include a covering letter of no more than one page that highlights teaching experience and any additional relevant experience in, for example, the pastoral care of students; and a curriculum vitae.

Candidates who have been shortlisted will be notified by 17th January 2020. Interviews will be held 23rd – 31st January 2020. 

Applications will be judged on merit alone. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. We are not able to provide Tier 2 Sponsorship for this post.