Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Job summary

The Department of Computing at Imperial College London invites applications for full-time faculty members who can contribute to research and teaching in the foundations and practice of Computer Science.  We seek applicants from all areas of Computer Science, either to strengthen existing areas or develop new areas. The research in the Department currently comprises the following areas: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Systems, Programming...

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG01454
  • Date posted 6 November 2020
  • Closing date 7 January 2021

Job description

Job summary

The Department of Computing at Imperial College London invites applications for full-time faculty members who can contribute to research and teaching in the foundations and practice of Computer Science.  We seek applicants from all areas of Computer Science, either to strengthen existing areas or develop new areas. The research in the Department currently comprises the following areas: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Systems, Programming Languages, Software Engineering, Theory & Algorithms, Verification and Visual Computing. In addition, the Department actively pursues cross-disciplinary research in the application of Computer Science to Data Science, Healthcare and Security. 

Imperial College London is a world-leading university whose reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and innovation 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’s location in Central London creates a vibrant atmosphere with strong links to London’s tech start-up scene.

The Department of Computing makes Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion a core aspect of its strategy. It is one of the largest Computer Science departments in the UK, is at the forefront of academic research and teaching in Computer Science, and its research is consistently ranked in the top three in the UK. For further information about its research and teaching, visit https://www.imperial.ac.uk/computing/.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be expected to develop a broad range of research activities within the Department and collaborate with colleagues across other departments in College.

You will teach and examine courses at all levels, supervise students, and contribute to the development of teaching and enhancement of quality teaching within computer science.

As well as demonstrating excellent leadership skills, you will have a willingness to contribute to the management and administrative functions of the Department and wider College community.

Essential requirements

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 at national and international level
  • to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes in the Department,
  • to supervise PhD students and to contribute to the administration and management of the Department.

Further information

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

  • 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.

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will 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/.

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

Documents

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

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.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

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.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework. Our values are: 

  • Respect              
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence          
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

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

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

For technical issues when applying online please email support.jobs@imperial.ac.uk.