University Lectureships in Machine Learning and Computer Vision
University of Cambridge, Information Engineering Division
United Kingdom

Applications are invited for two University Lectureships in the broad area of Machine Learning and/or Computer Vision. The successful candidate will join the Information Engineering Division which includes the Computational and Biological Learning Laboratory and the Machine Intelligence Laboratory. The candidate will lead a research programme in one or more of the following areas: Machine Learning, Decision Making, and Computer Vision.


We encourage applicants who will strengthen our current research activities in probabilistic machine learning, reinforcement learning, supervised and unsupervised learning, object recognition and detection, segmentation, tracking, and all aspects of machine intelligence.


These positions have been funded in part by a generous contribution from Toyota Motor Corporation. The successful applicants will have the opportunity and resources to work with Toyota on rich real-world data modelling, prediction, and decision-making problems. We will give priority to candidates who are well placed to do this.


The candidate will contribute to the Division's teaching activities including those associated with the Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence MPhil programme and the teaching of Information Engineering to undergraduate students.


In exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to offer a supplement to the salary range stated for this role of up to 12.5% / £6576 for a five year period. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable history of exceptional achievement and is entirely at the discretion of the University.


Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.


In addition to this, please ensure that you upload the application documentation as follows:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • A full publications list, highlighting up to 5 publications you regard as most significant

  • Statement of professional, teaching and research experience and describe your future research plans (no more than two pages)

If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.


The closing date for applications is Sunday 1 March 2020. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the HR Office (, +44 (0) 1223 332615).


The interviewing panel will meet soon after the closing date in order to produce a short-list; references may be solicited. Short-listed candidates will be invited to visit the Department, give a short seminar/lecture and attend a formal interview. This process is expected to take place during April/May 2020.


Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. Carl Rasmussen ( and Dr. Richard E. Turner (


Please quote reference NM21070 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.


The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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