Four Academic Positions at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Chair (Professor) Level

Employer: Imperial College London
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Imperial College London

Department of Computing

Four Academic Positions at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Chair (Professor) Level

Attractive salary, benefits and start-up package

The Department of Computing at Imperial College London invites applications for full-time faculty members at all levels who can contribute to research and teaching in the foundations and practice of Computer Science.  We are recruiting in particular in the following areas:

  • Artificial intelligence, including but not limited to: machine learning (including applications such as computer vision), knowledge representation and reasoning, planning, game theory, verification, trustworthiness, fairness and explainability.
  • Hardware and systems, including but not limited to: computer architecture, distributed systems, databases, storage and memory systems, operating systems, networking, and verification.
  • Security, including but not limited to: cybersecurity, software and hardware security, systems security, data privacy, network security, malware, security of cyber-physical systems, security and assurance of AI and algorithmic approaches as well as cryptography.
  • Theoretical computer science, including but not limited to: algorithms and complexity theory, logic and semantics, and foundations of machine learning.
    Notwithstanding the above focus, exceptional candidates from any area of Computer Science are also encouraged to apply.
    Imperial College London is a world-leading university whose reputation for excellence in teaching and research 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. Its location in central London creates a vibrant atmosphere with strong links to London’s tech start-up scene.
    The Department of Computing is one of the largest Computer Science departments in the UK, it 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 the Department’s research and teaching, visit
    We offer an attractive salary package (including pension schemes to which the employer makes significant contributions) as well as generous terms and conditions of service. In addition, we provide numerous benefits to our staff and students, including affordable housing, subsidised childcare on campus, flexible and family-friendly working policies and opportunities for further professional development and sabbaticals.

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 level and internationally for senior roles, to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes in the Department, to supervise PhD students and to contribute to the administration and management of the Department.

How to apply:

Our preferred method of application is online, on our website at the following link:  (select “Job Search” and search using vacancy reference number ENG00918).

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.
    Closing date:  2nd September 2019
    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. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found at
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