Imperial College London
Department of Computing
Four Lectureships (Assistant Professor) / Senior Lectureships (Associate Professor) in Computer Science
Attractive salary and start-up package
The Department of Computing at Imperial College London invites applications for full-time, faculty members at the
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level (comparable to tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professorships) who can contribute
to research and teaching, in particular in the following areas:
- Artificial Intelligence (including autonomous systems, multi-agent systems, knowledge representation and reasoning, logic-based AI, planning and natural language processing);
- Machine Learning (including probabilistic models, approximate inference, reinforcement learning, deep learning, optimisation, computational learning theory and probabilistic programming);
- Cyber-physical Systems (including sensing systems and networks, embedded systems, Internet-of-Things and wearable computing);
- Robotics (including all aspects of machine intelligence, perception and interaction, robot vision, navigation, planning, manipulation, human-robot interaction and virtual & augmented reality).
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.
The Department of Computing is one of the largest Computing departments in the UK, and is at the forefront of academic research and
teaching in Computer Science. Its research has been ranked in the top three in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework
by the Higher Education funding Council for England in 2014. The Sunday Times University Guide ranks the Department’s research and
teaching as second in Computer Science. 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 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, to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes in the Department and to supervise
As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory (standard/enhanced/enhanced for regulated activity)
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/
For further details on this opportunity visit our website at the following link.
and search using vacancy reference number ENG00005
In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:
- 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.
For queries regarding the application process, applicants should contact Mrs Margaret Hall:
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Closing date: 18th December 2017 (Midnight GMT)
Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a
Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.
The College is also a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions,
we are determined to evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal
impact factor where it is published. For more information, see