Assistant Professor (Teaching & Research) in Computer Science  

London (Greater) (GB)
£38,000 – 50,000 
Nov 23, 2021
End of advertisement period
Dec 22, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor (Teaching & Research) in Computer Science  


Department    Philosophy 
Location    London
Term    Permanent; Full-time
Salary        £38,000 – 50,000  
Benefits    Generous benefits package including 25 days holiday allowance pro rata (excl. Bank holidays), group life assurance, group income protection, pension schemes and private healthcare (optional)
Start    ASAP

The role 
The New College of Humanities at Northeastern wishes to appoint a full-time Assistant Professor (Teaching & Research) in Computer Science. 

We wish to appoint a specialist in the field of Machine Learning, Data Science, or Artificial Intelligence (including, e.g., Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning). The appointee will conduct research that contributes to the College's burgeoning reputation in areas related to Artificial Intelligence, and builds on the University's strengths more generally, specifically in the UK context; and they will teach related courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Preference may be given to candidates with applied and/or interdisciplinary strengths.
Core duties will include research, teaching, marking, and support of students, as well as wider educational and administrative duties. 

About the College
Founded in 2012, with the aim of providing the highest quality of education in the humanities and social sciences, New College of the Humanities at Northeastern has established itself as a prestigious higher education institution based in the heart of London. We offer a unique and broad liberal arts-inspired curriculum with highly personalised teaching, which may include tutorials. The College is undergoing an exciting period of growth, having become part of Northeastern University's global network in early 2019.

Additional Information


Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Brian Ball ( However, all applications must be made in accordance with the application process specified.

Application Process
Applications should be made via this link by 20.00, 28 November 2021. Please reference your application “PHLCS1021”. Due to the business need to appoint at the earliest opportunity, the College may review applications prior to the deadline and make an appointment. For this reason, early application is encouraged

Please ensure that your application includes a CV and dossier (alternatively, an equivalent cover letter) that sets out concisely and in ways relevant to this role: (a) what your priorities would be in performing the advertised role; (b) what your objectives are for your future career; (c) a statement of your approach to education. You may use bullet points if you wish. You can consult our academic job description here

Participation in the equal opportunities section is encouraged, but voluntary. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and will be judged on merit alone. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. We are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.

Person Specification Criteria


  • PhD, or equivalent professional experience, in a relevant area of Philosophy

Key Criteria

  • Demonstrates, through evidence, excellent ability so as to be adaptable, innovative, and inclusive in undertaking the role as advertised with regards to teaching and service
  • Flexibility and capacity to teach across a wide range of courses
  • Ability to develop excellent educational provision in areas with significant appeal to students
  • Willingness and capacity to undertake continuous professional development in relation to the use of technology, software, and data in relation to Economics, and to teach on these matters
  • Ability to engage and develop working relationships with relevant employers as appropriate 

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