Various roles in School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

The School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE) is a large and dynamic department in the Faculty of Science and Health. The School is internationally known for its research in a range of areas and offers an excellent education to its students. We are rapidly growing due to increasing student numbers and now wish to appoint nine additional lecturers to further strengthen our research and education expertise. In particular we are seeking excellent individuals in the following fields listed under the relevant research group below:

Artificial Intelligence and Decision Making

· Computational Finance

· AI and Machine Learning

Communications and Networks

· Machine Learning for Communications/ Networking

· Network Security/ Privacy and Machine Learning

· Communications to Support Industry 4.0/ I0T Applications

Intelligent Embedded Systems and Environments

· Embedded and Intelligent Systems in the Context of Extreme Environments

Natural Language Processing

· Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Deep Learning Methods


· Mechatronic Systems

Please clearly indicate in your application which post / research area you are applying for.

Appointment will be made as Lecturer.

Duties of the Role

You will deliver excellent research and education, generate research income, contribute to the administration and management of the School, and to the local, regional and international profile of the Department.

We wish to improve the School’s existing research as well as open up and develop new research activities that will become recognized as excellent and internationally leading. You will teach on our courses at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. This may include delivering existing modules, developing new modules and generally improving our research-led teaching. We aim for excellence in education as well as research and are looking for individuals who can contribute to both.

Skills and Qualifications required

You will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, and ideally fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or the ability to gain professional recognition at this or a higher level if appropriate.

You will have confirmed experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, and of designing and planning learning activities. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of a clear publication plan for submission to future Research Excellence Framework (REF) programmes, and evidence of a research agenda, engagement in high-quality research activity and a developing research profile.

We particularly welcome applications from those who identify as female or non-binary as they are under-represented in the School.

The University is clear in its commitment to individual contribution and to ensuring people are able to work in ways that suit them best within the limits laid down by the University and by their role. If you are interested in this role but would need to work in an approach that is not full-time, you are encouraged to apply for this post and will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working pattern if you are selected for interview.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please visit our website (http://www.essex.ac.uk/vacancies/) via the “Go to application page” button for a full job description, person specification and more information relating to this post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please telephone the Resourcing Team (01206 876559).

Interview date: 15th/17th/18th April 2019