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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-GB link="#0563C1" vlink="#954F72"><div class=WordSection1><h1><span style='font-size:19.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:#1D3661;font-weight:normal'>Lecturer in Data Science (Education & Research)<o:p></o:p></span></h1><h1><span style='font-size:19.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:#1D3661;font-weight:normal'>(equivalent of tenure-track Assistant Professor)<o:p></o:p></span></h1><h1><span style='font-size:19.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:#1D3661;font-weight:normal'>with Machine Learning focus</span><span style='font-size:19.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:#1D3661;font-weight:normal'><o:p></o:p></span></h1><h3 style='font-variant-ligatures: normal;font-variant-caps: normal;orphans: 2;text-align:start;widows: 2;-webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;text-decoration-style: initial;text-decoration-color: initial;word-spacing:0px'><span style='font-size:14.5pt;font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Keele University </span><span style='font-size:14.5pt;font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black;font-weight:normal'>- School of Computing and Mathematics<o:p></o:p></span></h3><table class=MsoNormalTable border=0 cellpadding=0><tr><td width=145 valign=top style='width:108.75pt;padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal><b>Location:</b><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p></td><td colspan=2 style='padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal>Keele<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr><tr><td width=145 valign=top style='width:108.75pt;padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal><b>Salary:<o:p></o:p></b></p></td><td colspan=2 style='padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal>42,783 to 52,560 Grade 8<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr><tr><td width=145 valign=top style='width:108.75pt;padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal><b>Hours:<o:p></o:p></b></p></td><td colspan=2 style='padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal>Full Time<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr><tr><td width=145 valign=top style='width:108.75pt;padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal><b>Contract Type:<o:p></o:p></b></p></td><td colspan=2 style='padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal>Permanent<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr><tr><td width=145 valign=top style='width:108.75pt;padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal><b>Placed On:</b><b><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p></td><td style='padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal>18th May 2020<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr><tr><td width=145 valign=top style='width:108.75pt;padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal><b>Closes:<o:p></o:p></b></p></td><td style='padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal>17th June 2020<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr><tr><td width=145 valign=top style='width:108.75pt;padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal><b>Job Ref:<o:p></o:p></b></p></td><td style='padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'><p class=MsoNormal>KU00001483<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr></table><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'><a href="https://people.keele.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d864042LDgx%1BUSESSION=&WVID=0493472Nsk&LANG=USA" target="_blank"><span style='font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1D3661;text-decoration:none'><o:p></o:p></span></a></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:#1D3661'><a href="https://people.keele.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d864042LDgx%1BUSESSION=&WVID=0493472Nsk&LANG=USA" target="_blank"><span style='font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:windowtext;text-decoration:none'><o:p></o:p></span></a></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Faculty of Natural Sciences</span></strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>School of Computing and Mathematics</span></strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Salary: Grade 8, 42,783 - 52,560</span></strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of 170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at <a href="http://www.keele.ac.uk/"><span style='color:#1D3661'>http://www.keele.ac.uk</span></a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of excellent academics in Keele University’s Faculty of Natural Sciences. The Faculty is responsible for research and teaching in many areas of computer science, mathematics, and the physical and biological sciences.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Applications are welcome from enthusiastic individuals committed to high quality teaching and research in any relevant field of Computer Science but in particular areas that complement data science such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, visualisation, and statistics, and who have interests that complement our existing research strengths while broadening the scope of our teaching expertise. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>The lectureship post is part of continued growth and expansion of Computer Science at Keele, which presents many new opportunities for the development of synergies in both teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to lead the delivery of a new MSc programme in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (<a href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/news-blog-and-events/press-and-media/funding-boost-for-new-courses-in-artificial-intelligence-and-data-science/"><span style='color:#1D3661'>funded by the Office for Students</span></a>) and develop an active research programme that both complements and extends our existing research profile in Computer Science. Candidates are also expected to develop research collaborations with colleagues at Keele and elsewhere in strategic research areas of the University, such as smart energy, big data, global health or social inclusion. Details of the research carried out in Computer Science at Keele can be found <a href="https://www.keele.ac.uk/scm/research/computerscienceresearch/"><span style='color:#1D3661'>https://www.keele.ac.uk/scm/research/computerscienceresearch/</span></a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>The successful candidate will have a PhD in an appropriate area of Computer Science (or be very close to completion of his/her PhD) and will have a strong commitment to delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, including supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and the development and delivery of new modules and programmes. The post-holder will have the skills, enthusiasm and flexibility for teaching across a wide range of computer science topics and will also contribute to recruitment activities and administrative duties within our Computer Science programmes.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Informal enquires can be made to Professor Peter Andras on 01782 733412 or <a href="mailto:p.andras@keele.ac.uk"><span style='color:#1D3661'>p.andras@keele.ac.uk</span></a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for <em><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif'>all </span></em>roles.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce. We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role. <strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif'> </span></strong><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>For full post details please visit: <a href="http://www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies"><span style='color:#1D3661'>www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies</span></a></span></strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.</span></strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Closing date for applications: 17th June 2020</span></strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'>Post reference: KU00001483</span></strong><span style='font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p></div></body></html>