Professor of Artificial Intelligence in the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE)

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
07 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Manchester

Professor of Artificial Intelligence in the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE)

At the University of Manchester we are driving AI innovation and transformation to address some of the major challenges facing our society. 

The University is now inviting applications from outstanding candidates for appointment to the new position of Professor of Artificial Intelligence in the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE).

This appointment is being made in support of Digital Futures, the University’s strategic response to the challenges and opportunities presented by the digital revolution. The Digital Futures programme brings together a multidisciplinary community of over 850 researchers from across the University’s three faculties.

The successful candidate will assume a leadership role in artificial intelligence within the faculty. They will have significant opportunities for intellectual interaction and collaboration with other leading researchers including through the University’s partnership with the Alan Turing Institute.

Candidates will have an excellent track record as a distinguished research leader within a relevant field of artificial intelligence or through relevant applied experience and expertise in the public or private sector.

The University of Manchester is the UK’s largest single-site university. It is a place where research has a global impact, where students experience outstanding teaching and learning, helping them to develop into tomorrow’s leaders, and where all activity is enriched by a commitment to social responsibility. The University was ranked 34th in the world, eighth in Europe and sixth in the UK in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

For full information on this recruitment programme, please visit: 

For a confidential discussion, please speak to our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534 or Imogen Wilde on +44 (0)7864 652 633.

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 12th April 2019.

The University of Manchester is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly, regardless of gender, gender identity, disability, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or transgender status, age, or nationality.