Senior Teaching Fellow (MSc AI coordinator)

Job summary

The Department of Computing is looking for an enthusiastic teaching fellow to coordinate our new MSc in Artificial Intelligence programme.  We are a leading department of Computer Science among the UK Universities with a reputation for excellence in both teaching and research. The Department is part of the Faculty of Engineering and provides 17 degree programmes for approximately 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students.  The taught...

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG00693
  • Date posted 22 January 2019
  • Closing date 21 February 2019

Job description

Job summary

The Department of Computing is looking for an enthusiastic teaching fellow to coordinate our new MSc in Artificial Intelligence programme. 

We are a leading department of Computer Science among the UK Universities with a reputation for excellence in both teaching and research. The Department is part of the Faculty of Engineering and provides 17 degree programmes for approximately 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students.  The taught courses are supported by integrated laboratory exercises run and administered by Teaching Fellows. These provide practical experience in programming and problem solving using a variety of programming languages and tools. The laboratory exercises are conducted in state of the art computer laboratories with a wide range of tutorial and demonstrator support which is organised and provided by the Teaching Fellows.  Laboratories are run mainly on the Linux platform.

Duties and responsibilities

The MSc degree programmes in the Department will be expanded by the addition of a new MSc AI. This addition is in response to the need for highly qualified AI experts and the increasing number of applicants interested in this field.  The post holder be responsible for this new degree’s many aspects, including admissions, tutoring, preparation of final results, teaching some of the modules, liaising with industry and co-ordinating the group and individual projects. The post holder will have the opportunity to work towards becoming the Director of this degree programme.

Essential requirements

The ideal candidate will have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in Computing or a closely related area, preferably with a significant AI component.  In addition you will have:

  • Expertise in some of the following: Python programming language, Artificial Intelligence, Ethics in Artificial intelligence
  • The ability to plan and prioritise your workload with minimum supervision 
  • The capability of applying initiative and working proactively
  • The ability to work well in a diverse team environment interacting with all levels of staff 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to teach effectively at university level would be desirable.

 

Further information

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a satisfactory (enhanced level) Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for the successful candidate.

Should you have any queries about the post, please contact:  margaret.hall@imperial.ac.uk

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

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Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

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