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The Department of Computing is a thriving community that exists to provide world-class research, teaching and learning. We have consistently been awarded the highest research and teaching rating.

In the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) the Department was ranked 3rd overall and 1st for Research Intensity. At the last national assessment of teaching quality the Department was rated as "Excellent" and came 2nd in The Complete University Guide, The Guardian, The Times and The Sunday Times national league tables by subject.

All our staff help us fulfil this mission and achieve this high level of success, you could be one of them.

See below for current vacancies

Vacancies

Four Lectureships (Assistant Professor) / Senior Lectureships (Associate Professor) in Computer Science Attractive salary and start-up package

Four Lectureships (Assistant Professor) / Senior Lectureships (Associate Professor) in Computer Science

Attractive salary and start-up package

The Department of Computing at Imperial College London invites applications for full-time, faculty members at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level (comparable to tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professorships) who can contribute to research and teaching, in particular in the following areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence (including autonomous systems, multi-agent systems, knowledge representation and reasoning, logic-based AI, planning and natural language processing);
  • Machine Learning (including probabilistic models, approximate inference, reinforcement learning, deep learning, optimisation, computational learning theory and probabilistic programming);
  • Cyber-physical Systems (including sensing systems and networks, embedded systems, Internet-of-Things and wearable computing);
  • Robotics (including all aspects of machine intelligence, perception and interaction, robot vision, navigation, planning, manipulation, human-robot interaction and virtual & augmented reality).

Notwithstanding the above focus, exceptional candidates from any area of Computer Science are also encouraged to apply.

Imperial College London is a world-leading university whose reputation for excellence in teaching and research attracts students and staff of the highest international quality. The three Faculties, Engineering, Natural Sciences and Medicine, together with the Business School explore the interface between science, medicine, engineering and management.

The Department of Computing is one of the largest Computing departments in the UK, and is at the forefront of academic research and teaching in Computer Science. Its research has been ranked in the top three in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework undertaken by the Higher Education funding Council for England in 2014. The Sunday Times University Guide ranks the Department’s research and teaching as second in Computer Science. For further information about the Department’s research and teaching, visit http://www.imperial.ac.uk/computing/.

We offer an attractive salary package (including pension schemes to which the employer makes significant contributions) as well as generous terms and conditions of service. In addition, we provide numerous benefits to our staff and students, including subsidised childcare on campus, flexible and family-friendly working policies and opportunities for further professional development and sabbaticals.

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Science or a relevant field. You should be able to demonstrate an ability to establish outstanding independent research, to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes in the Department and to supervise PhD students.

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory (standard/enhanced/enhanced for regulated activity) Disclosure and Barring Service checkwill be required for the successful candidate. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/dbs/.

Further information:

For further details on this opportunity visit our website at the following link. https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search using vacancy reference number ENG00005.

In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:

  • A full CV including a publication list;
  • A list of the four most significant publications. For each of the four publications, please include a short statement (100 words maximum) highlighting the key contributions made by the applicant in that work;
  • A research statement that describes your previous research contributions and future research plans (no more than two pages);
  • A teaching statement that describes your previous teaching experience and potential contributions to teaching in the Department (no more than two pages).

Applicants should contact three referees before applying to ensure their willingness to provide a reference for the present post.

For queries regarding the application process, applicants should contact Mrs Margaret Hall: margaret.hall@imperial.ac.uk

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Closing date: 18th December 2017 (Midnight GMT)

Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is also a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we are determined to evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

Research Assistant in ‘REMS: Rigorous Engineering for Mainstream Systems’

Research Assistant inREMS: Rigorous Engineering for Mainstream Systems

Full time, fixed term appointment until 31st December, 2018

Salary range: £32,380 to £34,040 per annum

Job Summary

An opportunity has arisen for a Research Assistant (pre-doctoral level) to work with Professor Philippa Gardner on the EPSRC project `REMS: Rigorous Engineering for Mainstream Systems’. (Grant EP/K008528/1). The project brings together researchers in systems (architecture, operating systems, and networks) and in semantics (programming languages, automated reasoning, and verification) based at the University of Cambridge, Imperial, and the University of Edinburgh. The post will be based at Imperial College on the South Kensington Campus, in the Department of Computing.

Duties and responsibilties

You will be responsible for carrying out research on generating high-coverage test suites for programming language implementations from the operational semantics of the language. You will also be responsible for the development of a high-grade testing infrastructure for continuous-integration testing of Java Script implementations.

Essential requirements

To apply you must have a Masters Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science. Applicants must demonstrate theoretical and practical research skills in separation logic and verification.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills and be able to organise their own work with minimal supervision and prioritise work to meet deadlines. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications in the relevant areas. You must be fluent in English. 

Further information

For further details on this opportunity visit our website at the following link. https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search using vacancy reference number ENG00072.

Applications should be made via this website by clicking ‘Apply Now’. Before submitting please ensure you have included the following documents:

Applications must include:

  • A full CV, including publications, experience and achievements
  • A 2-page research statement indicating what you see are interesting research issues relating to the above post and why your expertise is relevant

For queries regarding the application process contact Georgina Tennant (g.tennant@imperial.ac.uk)

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

Closingdate: 30 November 2017

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Research Assistant/Associate in Networks of Sensors and Actuators for Infrastructure Monitoring and Control

Research Assistant/Associate in Networks of Sensors and Actuators for Infrastructure Monitoring and Control

Research Associate salary range: £36,800 - £44,220 per annum
Research Assistant salary range: £32,380 - £34,040 per annum*

Fixed term appointments to 31 May 2019

Imperial College is consistently in the top 10 world university ranking. The Department of Computing is a prominent department of Computer Science among UK Universities, and has consistently been awarded the highest research rating. In the 2014 REF assessment, The Department was ranked third (1st in the Research Intensity table published by The Times Higher), and was rated as "Excellent" in the previous national assessment of teaching quality.

We are seeking to hire a Research Assistants/Associate to join the Enhancing Critical Ecosystems Project, led by Prof Julie McCann as part of the Data Driven Engineering Programme in the Alan Turing Institute. This programme, funded by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, is performing fundamental research and ground-breaking innovation in the applications of data science to improve infrastructure resilience and safety in society, while developing scientific advances that will have international impact for years to come (See https://www.turing.ac.uk/data-centric-engineering/).

The Enhancing Critical Ecosystems project aims to explore how combinations of sensing instrumentation, actuation, and a spectrum of edge-to-cloud data processing will improve and protect critical assets within ecosystems. The two ecosystems of focus are Next Generation Water Distribution Systems and Next Generation Smart Precision Farming, however the aim is to produce systems, algorithms and protocols that can serve more general ecosystems.

At Research Associate level you must have a PhD (or equivalent) in an area pertinent to the relevant research are. For a Research Assistant position you must have an excellent first degree (or equivalent) and relevant experience in sensor networking and systems engineering. Preference will be given to applicants with papers published in appropriate A-rated venues.

You must have excellent communication skills and be able to organise your work with minimal supervision and prioritise work to meet deadlines. All applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English. 

You will be based at both The Alan Turing Institute headquartered at the British Library and at Imperial Colleague’s South Kensington campus. For further information see: http://wp.doc.ic.ac.uk/aese/ or email research related enquiries to Prof J.A. McCann j.mccann@imperial.ac.uk

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £31,740 - £33,370 per annum.

How to apply

For further details on this opportunity visit our website at the following link. https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search using vacancy reference number ENG00003.

Applications should be made via this website by clicking ‘Apply Now’. Before submitting please ensure you have included the following documents:

  • A full CV
  • A 1 page statement indicating what you see are interesting research issues relating to the above post and why your expertise is relevant.
  • Any material from your past work that you would like us to consider such as significant papers or thesis.

For applications queries please contact Georgina Tennant at g.tennant@imperial.ac.uk 

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

Closing date: 28 November 2017

Imperial Expectations guide the behaviour of all our staff.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

Research Assistant/Associate Position in Robotics and Machine Vision

Research Assistant/Associate Position in Robotics and Machine Vision

The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery in association with Department of Computing, Faculty of Engineering and Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine

Fixed Term up to 28th February 2019, to as soon as possible

Research Assistant salary: £32,380 to £34,040 per annum
Research Associate salary: £36,800 to £44,220 per annum

(Maximum salary on appointment will be £43,050 per annum)

The Department of Computing is a leading department of Computer Science among UK Universities, and has consistently been awarded the highest research rating from the Higher Education Funding Council. The Hamlyn Centre is dedicated to developing safe, effective and accessible imaging, sensing and robotics technologies that can reshape the future of healthcare.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant/Associate to Internet of Things (IoT) Security and Pervasive Sensing Technologies for developing novel approaches to address security and privacy issues in the new generation of wearable and implantable healthcare devices.

The vacancy is for the IoT Security for Health Care (SeNTH plus) project which is one of the strategic research projects of the EPSRC PETRAS IoT research Hub. The project involves the development of autonomic security approaches for miniaturised sensors, and the deployment of the new security mechanisms in clinical settings to validate its potential value and immunity against potential threats.

We are looking for outstanding applicants in any of the following areas of research:

  • Internet of Things (IoT) and pervasive sensing;
  • Network security and data privacy;
  • Wearable/implantable sensor design;
  • Machine learning.

At the Research Assistant level you must have a Masters degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Computing, Electronic Engineering, Physics, Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline.  For a Research Associate position you must have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in related disciplines. You will need to have considerable experience in interdisciplinary research and working for large integrated development projects.

Applicants with strong experience and a proven track record in one or more of the above research areas are encouraged to apply. A high level of analytical and computing skills is required.  Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications in relevant areas. Applicants must be fluent in English.  The position is based at either the South Kensington campus or St Mary’s campus laboratories of the Hamlyn Centre.

For details of the project see: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/hamlyn or email r.raupp@imperial.ac.uk for informal enquiries or background of the project.

How to apply:

For further details on this opportunity visit our Jobs website and search using vacancy reference number ENG00056. In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:

  • A full CV, including publications, experience and achievements
  • A 1 page statement indicating why your expertise is relevant

For queries regarding the application process contact Georgina Tennant: g.tennant@imperial.ac.uk

Imperial Expectations guides the behaviour of all our staff.

Closing date: 7th Jan 18 (Midnight GMT)

Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is also a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we are determined to evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

Research Associate: Security and Safety Stream in the PETRAS IoT Research Hub Cybersecurity of the IoT

Research Associate: Security and Safety Stream in the PETRAS IoT Research Hub Cybersecurity of the IoT

Full time, fixed term appointment until 28 February 2019

Salary range: £36,800 to £44,050 per annum*

The PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub – Cybersecurity of the IoT is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher for its thematic research stream Safety and Security for IoT environments. The Hub comprises nine leading UK universities and over 47 partners from industry and the public sector. Its mission is to establish, over the next three years, a unique and exciting setting for research and development on critical issues in privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security for the Internet of Things in the UK http://www.petrashub.org.The post will be based at Imperial College on the South Kensington Campus, in the Department of Computing.

The post holder will work with the technical and social leads of the above stream, Professor Emil Lupu (Imperial) and Professor Awais Rashid (Lancaster), respectively. The post offers a unique opportunity to conduct research on the Safety and Security challenges in the Internet of Things, with access to a wide pool of academic, industrial, and governmental stakeholders and research and development “in the wild”.

You will be responsible for reviewing reseach outcomes from PETRAS projects, formulating research problems and developing research outcomes that address these problems in the context of the Hub’s activities.  Acting as a communication nexus for hub activities in safety and security for the IoT also forms part of the role and you will be expected to collaborate with partners on projects across the hub. 

To apply you must have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in computing or a relevant engineering discipline. You should also have a track record in security and/or safety of IoT systems with particular focus on sensors and embedded devices, and their use in the context of critical application environments such as healthcare or industrial control . 

A proven research record with publications in the relevant areas is also required.  You must be fluent in English. 

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range £32,380 to £34,040 per annum.

How to apply:

For further details on this opportunity visit our website at the following link. https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search using vacancy reference number ENG00009.

Applications should be made via this website by clicking ‘Apply Now’. Before submitting please ensure you have included the following documents:

  • A full CV, including publications, experience and achievements
  • A 2-page research statement indicating what you see are interesting research issues relating to the above post and why your expertise is relevant

For queries regarding the application process contact Georgina Tennant (g.tennant@imperial.ac.uk)

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

Closing date: 30 November 2017

Imperial Expectations guide the behaviour of all our staff.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/