Regius Professorship of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Queen’s University Belfast
United Kingdom

Queen’s University Belfast

Regius Professorship                                 

Ref: 19/107795

School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos, for our 24,000 students and 4,200 staff, funded through an annual turnover of some £300m. As a driver of innovation and talent, based on excellence and global strategic partnerships, we offer generous employment terms and underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits including opportunities for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.

Our five core values - Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence - are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.

The University is now seeking to appoint a Regius Professor in Electronics and Computer Engineering following the retirement of the previous post holder, Professor Sir John McCanny CBE FRS FREng.

As the holder of this unique office, the Regius Chair will be a Professor of the highest international standing who has been recognised for research excellence and driving growth and productivity through their vision and excellence.

The successful candidate must have:

•     Significant standing as an international leader for research, innovation and scholarship with associated impact, in the field of Electronics and Computer Engineering with an established track record at professorial level

•     Successful team leadership, mentoring and developing early career academics and identifying and developing key talent at all levels

•     Experience of leadership in driving a successful agenda of innovation and developing a vision for future technological invention in academia and for industry

Further information about the School can be found at –

We are proud to be partnering with Witt Kieffer in our search for the Regius Professorship, informal enquiries and applications may be directed, in confidence, using reference number 36572, to:

Natalie Derry - Telephone: +447408851596 email:

Mary Comer – Telephone: +447408850797 email:

Salary scale:                  Professorial salary will be determined in accordance with the Professorial ranges as applied within the University.

Closing date:                Friday 11 October 2019

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 27 November 2019

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.

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