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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Imaging - Vision)

School of Computer Science

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £34,304 per annum
This is a full time, permanent post of 1 FTE
Closing Date:   Sunday 22 May 2022
Interview Date:   Monday 13 June 2022
Reference:  COS875

Senior Lecturer salary from £39,739

Lecturer salary from £34,304

The University of Lincoln is an ambitious higher education institution, amongst the UK's top 20 in The Guardian University Guide 2020. The University was awarded Gold – the highest standard possible – in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework; a nationwide assessment of teaching quality across UK higher education institutions. It is also committed to growing student numbers, using new partnerships with external organizations and innovative forms of programme delivery. The School of Computer Science has played a key part in achieving this success, pursuing a blend of fundamental, applied and interdisciplinary research, with particular strengths in Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, and Human-Computer Interaction.

We seek to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with established research expertise and interests in image processing and computer vision, with applications to areas including (but not limited to) biomedical imaging, agri-technology, remote sensing, multispectral, etc. Candidates should hold a PhD, or be near to completion, and able to demonstrate a matching track record in relevant research areas. Once in post, you will be expected to develop your own research portfolio, acquire external funding, publish in the highest quality journals, and to conduct, direct and supervise research in line with the targets set by the School.  You will be a member of the Laboratory of Vision Engineering (LoVE) in the School of Computer Science, a research group with an international reputation and scope currently spanning several topics including proton imaging, precision medicine and agriculture, image processing, quantitative analysis and intelligent machine vision.

You will be expected to take an active part in the activities of the School of Computer Science, such as contributing to the University’s ambition of achieving international recognition as a research-intensive institution, conducting high quality research, seeking external research income, encouraging or facilitating commercial enterprise, and supervising postgraduate research students. The University provides excellent support and training for those new to lecturing. This includes mentorship, professional development guidance, and support towards achieving HEA qualification.

The University of Lincoln is a forward-thinking, ambitious and exciting institution, and you will be working in the heart of a thriving, beautiful, safe and friendly city. The School of Computer Science provides a stimulating environment for academic development, and it is located since 2017 in purpose-built co-located facilities on the picturesque Brayford Pool waterfront campus.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact the Head of School, Simon Parsons (sparsons@lincoln.ac.uk).  

As a member of the Athena SWAN Charter, we are committed to advancing gender equality in STEM, and we also strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented ethnic minority groups to apply.

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