Assistant / Associate Professor of Connected Systems
University of Warwick School of Engineering
United Kingdom



School of Engineering


Assistant or Associate Professor (Connected Systems)

£41,526 - £49,553 (Assistant) or £51,034 - £59,135 (Associate) per annum

Permanent, Full-time

Location: Coventry

Ref: 103076-0720


The School of Engineering at Warwick seeks an enthusiastic individual to join its new and expanding Connected Systems Research Group as Assistant Professor (appointment at Associate Professor may be considered where appropriate). The research group brings together academics with interests in cyber-physical systems, optical networks, reconfigurable computing and communication systems theory. The group's academics are recognised internationally and have links with The Alan Turing Institute in London, offering the new academic an opportunity to expand their research network. Our academics also enjoy a long-standing relationship with the Department of Computer Science, and the appointee will be involved in the Computer Systems Engineering degree that we offer jointly.


You will have a PhD or equivalent qualification in computer, electrical and/or electronic engineering and a strong track record of high-quality publications in established IEEE and ACM journals and conferences or similar venues. You will have evidenced potential to provide leadership to a team of researchers, and to teach subjects related to computer engineering to undergraduate and postgraduate students.


For appointment at Associate Professor, you will have an international reputation, proven ability to generate external funding to support research projects with tangible impact, a track record of PhD supervision to completion in the areas of interest, and teaching and curriculum development/improvement in areas related to computer engineering and connected systems.


We welcome applications from candidates whose research area lies at the intersection of computation and communication with applications in areas such as cyber-physical systems, automotive, industrial Internet of Things. A research profile demonstrating clear tangible impact and practical outcomes is strongly preferred.


You will pursue independent research of internationally excellent standard as well as collaborate with colleagues within the Connected Systems Research Group to secure significant external funding through research grants or contracts to support a developing research agenda. You will publish the results of your research in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and conferences.


You will engage in teaching at all levels using relevant teaching methods and undertake curriculum and course development and revision, in line with the mission of a research-led university. You will be comfortable teaching digital systems, foundations of computer architecture, and other topics related to Computer Systems Engineering and Connected Systems.


You will attend meetings and participate (where necessary) in other committees and working groups within the School of Engineering.


All applicants must include both a Curriculum Vitae and a two-page outline of their plans and intentions for research activities and grant capture over five years. This bespoke plan will be treated in the strictest confidence and with full respect for ownership. This is a mandatory component of our selection process, without which we will be unable to progress your application


Shortlisted candidates will be required to give a presentation of their current research experience and future research ambitions at a date prior to a formal interview.


Closing date: 11 August 2020.


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The University aims to promote work life balance for all employees and the School of Engineering will consider a range of possible flexible working arrangements in order to recruit the best candidate.


Applications from candidates in groups under-represented in the Engineering sector are particularly welcome.

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