Lecturers in Computing x 2

Job summary

The Department of Computing at Imperial College London invites applications for two fixed-term Lecturers who can contribute to teaching and research in the Department. You will be able to gain broad experience in teaching some of the best students in our discipline and will have the opportunity to engage with world-leading research groups to grow your own research activities and portfolio.

Our taught courses give students a solid grounding in the foundations of the discipline but also teach them how to design, program, and validate real systems.  We offer Undergraduate BEng/MEng degrees in Computing and joint BEng/MEng degrees in Computing and Mathematics. Our Postgraduate courses reflect the breadth of the discipline, topical subject and application areas and offer courses for those who did not study Computer Science as a first degree.

Duties and responsibilities

We welcome applications from any area of research and teaching in Computer Science that meet the needs of our degrees. These needs are not limited to but include especially:

  • Imperative and Object-Oriented Programming (e.g. C/C++, Java, or Kotlin),
  • Foundational Mathematics, Mathematics for Machine Learning,
  • Deep Learning,
  • Vision,
  • Logic-based Artificial Intelligence,
  • Programming Language Theory, Formal Methods, Formal Reasoning,
  • Algorithms,
  • Computer Systems, Assembler Programming,
  • Software Engineering, Object Oriented Design & Analysis.

You will teach and examine courses in Computer Science or related subjects, supervise taught 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, together with a developing national or international reputation and expertise in the field of Computer Science.  With a commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment, you will have experience of training Undergraduate and Postgraduate students and demonstrate an ability to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes, as well as the supervision of taught students.  You will also contribute to the administration and management of the Department.

How to apply

Please visit:  https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search for job reference ENG01848.   Please upload any relevant supporting documents such as a cover letter, full CV, which should include:

  • degrees (including universities and dates);
  • past and present posts, list of publications;
  • a teaching statement that describes your previous teaching experience and potential contributions to teaching in the Department (no more than two pages);
  • brief description of current and future research plans;
  • information on any research grants and contracts which have been obtained, student supervision, etc;
  • information regarding public engagement undertaken.

Further information

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.

Should you have any queries about the post, please contact:  margaret.hall@imperial.ac.uk

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/


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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.

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