Part-Time Demonstrator in Computing

07 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Working on a part-time fixed term basis, you will support  the Networking modules within the School.  You will have and honours degree - 2:1 or higher in Computer Science or a related subject.  As well as this you will have extensive knowledge at advanced knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • Web Development
  • Web Security
  • Embedded Devices
  • Mobile Application Development.

You will have strong programming skills and relevant experience in a professional environment.  In addition to this you will have experience of producing high quality research of commercial work in Computer Science.

We're in the business of changing lives, developing students into highly employable graduates. Be part of their amazing journey and join our 1500 colleagues who already enjoy the richly rewarding work, vibrant community and lifestyle afforded by generous annual leave.

 A Disclosure Scotland check will be requested for the successful applicant.

Closing Date: 21 October 2016

Job Description


RESPONSIBLE FOR: No Supervisory Responsibilities

PURPOSE OF POST: The post is necessary to assist with the delivery of the networking modules within the School of Computing Science and Digital Media.


Support for:

> labs/workshops/practicals

> tutorials

> skills instruction

> project administration


Person Specification


Qualifications and Professional Memberships

First Degree - 2:1 Honours degree in Computer Science or related subject.

Knowledge and Experience

Solid knowledge in one or more areas at advanced level related to Web Development, Web Security, Embedded Devices, Mobile Application Development.

Practical knowledge in Computer Science.

Strong Programming skills.

Relevant professional experience.

Experience of high quality research or commercial work in Computer Science.


Qualifications and Professional Memberships

Member of relevant professional body or evidence of contribution to the wider profession.

Knowledge and Experience

Knowledge of current learning and teaching approaches, including e-learning. 

Some teaching experience at higher education level in Computer Science with evidence of successful student learning outcomes.


Behaviour 1: Communication - Ability to receive, understand and convey information requiring careful explanation and information of a complex or conceptual nature, in a clear and accurate manner

Behaviour 2: Initiative and Problem Solving - Experience of using initiative and creativity to resolve problems, identifying practical and suitable solutions.

Behaviour 3: Pastoral Care and Welfare - Experience of calming and reassuring those with work/study related problems who may be experiencing distress and dealing with difficult welfare situations or confidential matters 

Behaviour 4: Team Development - Experience of providing advice or guidance to new starts delivering training or instruction to others on specific tasks or activities 


See also:
Part-Time Demonstrator in Computing - October 2016.pdf