Lecturer in Computer Science (Systems, Programming Languages, Software Engineering)

London (Central), London (Greater)
£46,292 to £54,534, including London Weighting Allowance
Sep 23, 2020
End of advertisement period
Oct 25, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

As part of its strategic development, the Department of Informatics is seeking applications from candidates for the position of Lecturer in Computer Science (Systems, Programming Languages, Software Engineering), starting in December 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful applicant for this post will undertake research and teaching in an area of Computer Science. They will be assigned to teach on the Department's MSc in Advanced Computing or MSc in Advanced Software Engineering, may also be required to teach on other postgraduate or undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Department of Informatics, and will be expected to supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate projects.

Accordingly, the successful applicant will need knowledge and awareness of current research and practical challenges in Computer Science. A wide range of research topics are of interest, including but not limited to, networks and systems, formal methods, verification, programming languages, compilers, and software engineering. Outstanding candidates engaged in research and teaching which complements that of the existing members of the Department will be considered favourably.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the Software Systems (SSY) group and will have the opportunity to contribute to cross-cutting hubs (see, to the King's EPSRC-NCSC Academic Centre of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research (ACE-CSR) -, and/or the UKRI TAS Hub on Trustworthy Autonomous Systems. Research collaboration across research groups, with departmental hubs and with other Departments in the Faculty and across the College is strongly encouraged.

Applicants must have a PhD, an excellent publication record, and the ability to attract research funding. It is essential that applicants have the enthusiasm and commitment required to contribute to the further development of the research standing of the Department of Informatics, and to make a full contribution to teaching and administrative activities.

For further information about the Department of Informatics at King's, please see

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