Main purpose of the job:
To carry out research, teaching and administration within the Department, especially in the area of Computer Science
Main duties and responsibilities:
  1. To teach at undergraduate and graduate level in areas allocated by the Head of Department and reviewed from time to time by the Head of Department.
  2. To carry out research and produce publications, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the Staff review process.
  3. To obtain research funding support.
  4. To engage with the broader scholarly and professional communities.
  5. To supervise or assist with supervision of undergraduate, taught graduate (Masters) or research graduate (MPhil/PhD) students.
  6. To contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum.
  7. To assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement and attendance.
  8. To participate in departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.
  9. To participate in the development, administration and marking of exams and other assessments.
  10. To provide pastoral care and support to students.
  11. To participate in the administration of the department’s programmes of study and other activities as requested.
  12. To contribute to departmental, faculty, or UCL-wide working groups or committees as requested.
  13. To maintain own continuing professional development.
  14. To actively follow and promote UCL policies, including Equal Opportunities.
  15. To maintain an awareness and observation of fire and health and safety regulations.

Essential:        PhD
Desirable:        Membership of a relevant professional organisation
Previous Experience
Essential:        Research in computer science
Desirable:        Assessment of student work.
Curriculum design.
Engagement with scholarly/professional community
Pastoral care of students.


Qualifications and Requirements

  • Librarian with an MLS from a graduate library school accredited by ALA and 5 years progressively more responsible professional library experience required.
  • A strong background in computers/technology and non-print materials formats.
  • Patience, tact, and excellent communication skills.
  • Enjoys learning as well as teaching.
  • Ability to train and supervise library staff.
  • Strong organizational talents.
  • Demonstrates creativity, flexibility, and a positive attitude.
  • Poise in a busy setting serving patrons and staff with high expectations.
  • Excellent reference skills and ability to relate to patrons of all ages.
  • Ability to exhibit good judgment and establish effective working relationships with staff, colleagues within the library system, local government personnel.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate the work of others.
  • Ability to exercise leadership and motivate others.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with community organizations.
  • Warm, outgoing personality.