Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Employer: Imperial College London
Job location
South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ
Job salary
Internationally competitive (plus benefits)
Job term
Full time, permanent
Job closing date

Job summary

The Department of Computing at Imperial College London invites applications for full-time faculty members who can contribute to research and teaching in the foundations and practice of Computer Science.  We seek applicants from all areas of Computer Science, either to strengthen existing areas or develop new areas. 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/.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be expected to develop a broad range of research activities within the Department and collaborate with colleagues across other departments in College.

You will teach and examine courses at all levels, supervise 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. 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 PhD students and to contribute to the administration and management of the Department.

Further information

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. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/dbs/.

Link to application portal and further details: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/description/ENG01454/lecturersenior-lecturer 

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