Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer Science

Durham, United Kingdom
£33,797- £59,135 per annum
Nov 14, 2019
End of advertisement period
Jan 10, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy reference: COMP20-8

Department: Computer Science

Responsible to: Head of Department

Grade: 7-9

Salary range: £33,797- £59,135 per annum

Working arrangements: The role is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares

Opening date: 05/11/2019

Closing date: 10/01/2020

Preferred start date: Successful candidates will ideally be in post by September 2020

The role

The Department of Computer Science at Durham University seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Grade 7 or 8), or an Associate Professor (Grade 9) for appropriately qualified candidates. The successful candidate will have research and teaching interests in cross-cutting foundations of bio- and health informatics, including image informatics, machine learning, visualization/graphics, analytics, scientific and numerical computing, modeling/simulations, translational bioinformatics, genomics, and personalised medicine.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of Computer Science at Durham. It will allow you to participate in internationally excellent research and teaching, while offering you unrivalled opportunities to build your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

The Department is one of the UK’s leading computer science departments, with an outstanding reputation in research, teaching, and student employability. The research culture is vibrant, with many visitors, seminars, international conferences and workshops. We aim to provide a supportive and friendly environment with a strong sense of community and a great opportunity to build your research career in the interdisciplinary context.

Computer Science at Durham is a growing department with considerable investment in people, buildings and facilities. This is an exciting time to join this outstanding, innovative, and inclusive department.

As a University we foster a collegiate community of extraordinary people aligned to the University’s 5 values (inspiring; challenging; innovative; responsible; enabling). Furthermore Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) are a key part of the University’s Strategy and a central part of everything we do, including ensuring we recruit the World’s best candidates regardless of background or identity.

The successful candidate will be able to provide evidence of outstanding research and teaching potential as well as demonstrating a commitment to EDI and the values of the University.