The University of Wolverhampton

Senior Lecturer in Intelligent Networks

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Science and Engineering
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44,706 - 51,799 pa
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With 23,000 students, the University of Wolverhampton is one of the largest universities in the UK, having an excellent teaching quality profile, strong performance in third stream income generation and an improving REF performance. Our major building and refurbishment programme is providing enviable teaching and learning facilities, outstanding laboratory provision and leading IT resources. The School of Mathematics and Computer Science manages a well-established portfolio of Mathematics and digital technology-related courses covering such areas as Computer Science, Software Engineering and Information Systems as well as new specialism degrees in topics such as Data Science, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Smart Technologies and Cybersecurity. It is committed to providing high quality courses whilst maintaining the University’s aspiration to be the University of Opportunity. The School has an excellent record in research which it intends to grow to cover more areas within the School’s disciplines.


Research in the School of Mathematics and Computer Science is carried out under four pillars – namely Cyber Security, Networks, Visual Computing and AI, with emphases on cross pillar research. The school is looking to recruit a Senior Lecturer in order to further develop the research capacity around the area of intelligent networks that combines expertise around AI algorithms and smart networks.


The post-holder must have at PhD degree in Computer Science or a very closely related subject. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the development of AI and smart networks research and teaching across the School of Mathematics and Computer Science’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Membership of a professional body will be an advantage.


The School uses an extensive range of software. This is run on Windows, Linux and MacOS. The post holder will work with staff and students in the pursuit of research both as an individual and as part of the wider School and Faculty activities, encompassing complementary research areas by contributing to the work of established research groups. Hence, the post holder should have a track record of dissemination of research outputs / achievements in high quality scientific/technical journals and have the potential to attract research funding and/or generate external income.


For an informal discussion about the above post please contact the Head of School, Professor Prashant Pillai via email


The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.


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