Temporary Lecturer in Mathematics for Computer Science

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Imperial College London


Department of Computing


Temporary Lecturer in Mathematics for Computer Science


Attractive salary, benefits and start-up package


Closing Date: 5 February 2021


The Department of Computing at Imperial College London invites applications for a temporary, 2-years full-time position in Mathematics for Computer Science. The lecturer can contribute to research and teaching in any area of Computer Science. The research in the Department currently comprises the following areas: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Systems, Programming Languages, Software Engineering, Theory & Algorithms, Verification and Visual Computing. In addition, the Department actively pursues cross-disciplinary research in the application of Computer Science to Data Science, Healthcare and Security.


Imperial College London is a world-leading university whose reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and innovation attracts students and staff of the highest international quality. The three Faculties, Engineering, Natural Sciences and Medicine, together with the Business School, explore the interface between science, medicine, engineering and management. The Department’s location in Central London creates a vibrant atmosphere with strong links to London’s tech start-up scene.


The Department of Computing makes Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion a core aspect of its strategy. It is one of the largest Computer Science departments in the UK, is at the forefront of academic research and teaching in Computer Science, and its research is consistently ranked in the top three in the UK. For further information about its research and teaching, visit https://www.imperial.ac.uk/computing/.


You will be expected to conduct research activities within the Department – in any area that uses mathematical foundations – and encouraged to collaborate with colleagues across other departments in College.  You will teach and examine courses in Mathematics for 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.  You will have an academic mentor who will support your professional development.


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 at national and international level
  • to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes in the Department,
  • to supervise taught students and to contribute to the administration and management of the Department.


In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach the following supporting documents:

  • 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.


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


For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@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/


The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level.



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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