Lecturer A in Computer Science (280)

Lecturer A in Computer Science

We have an opportunity for an experienced, qualified and inspirational lecturer in Computer Science to help develop our participation in the Institute of Coding (www.instituteofcoding.org/

Salary range
37,912 rising to 43,333 per annum.
Contract type
Fixed term
Full time
Business Unit (dept)
Department of Computer Science & Information Systems
Closing Date
Ref No

We have an opportunity for an experienced  and inspirational lecturer in Computer Science to help develop our participation in the Institute of Coding (www.instituteofcoding.org), an exciting, national initiative that brings together over 60 universities, industry, training providers and professional bodies to address the UK’s digital skills gaps.  The IoC is developing accredited degree schemes and short courses aimed at professionals in a wide range of sectors, working to widen the participation of women, returners to work and hard to reach groups.

We are particularly seeking applicants with a growing reputation for research in Data Analytics/Data Science, who will also contribute to one or more of the interdisciplinary research themes of the Birkbeck Knowledge Lab (www.klab.bbk.ac.uk/research) and the Birkbeck Institute for Data Analytics (www.bida.bbk.ac.uk).

Applicants are expected to have teaching experience and, in particular, be able to develop and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate courses in data science, software engineering and computer programming. We require applicants to have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant field and have established an international reputation for outstanding research and publication in Computer Science, as well as a proven track record of working across disciplines. It is expected that you will have experience commensurate with the level of the post.

This is a full-time and fixed-term post for the period of three years. 


Grade 7 (Lecture A) of the College's London Pay Scale which is £ 37,912 rising to £43,333 per annum.

The salary quoted  is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area.


If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact

Prof Mark Levene, Assistant Dean, via m.levene@dcs.bbk.ac.uk

While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

Birkbeck offers a competitive salary & pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements & some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London with access to all its facilities.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender & cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, membership of WISE, operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

Interviews will be held on 26 March 2019.