Lectureships or Senior Lectureships in Department of Computing Imperial College London, Department of Computing

Lectureships or Senior Lectureships

 

Job summary

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...

 

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG00005
  • Closing date 18 December 2017

 

Job description

Job summary

 

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).



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/

 

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, to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes in the Department and to supervise PhD students.
Notwithstanding the above focus, exceptional candidates from any area of Computer Science are also encouraged to apply.

 

Further information

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.

 

Our preferred method of application is online via our website, please go to 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


As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory (standard/enhanced/enhanced for regulated activity) 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/.

 

Documents

  • Lecturer-SL further particulars 2017 final.doc

 

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.

 

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity

  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams

  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others

  • Deliver positive outcomes

  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination

  • Develop and grow skills and expertise

  • Work in a planned and managed way 

 

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

 

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.


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