UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Regius Chair in Logic

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Posted
11 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

SCHOOL OF NATURAL AND COMPUTING SCIENCES

REGIUS CHAIR IN LOGIC

REF NO: NCS143A

The School is looking to appoint a highly experienced internationally recognised research leader to the Regius Chair in Logic.
 
Applicants should have research interests that complement the School’s existing research strengths in artificial intelligence. We are particularly interested in individuals with expertise in one or more of the following: formal models of artificial intelligence; human/AI collaboration and explainable AI; multi-agent systems; and those working in machine learning at the boundary of symbolic and non-symbolic AI. 

Applications are invited from candidates who can demonstrate a world-class research and academic leadership profile in an appropriate area, as evidenced by publications in prestigious academic conferences and journals; they should also demonstrate a sustained track record in securing high levels of research funding and successful research student supervision. 

Candidates should have significant teaching experience, being able to inspire and enthuse undergraduate and postgraduate students about artificial intelligence, and should be excellent communicators, able to engage a wide range of audiences.  

The successful candidate will be expected to take on a research leadership position, working closely with staff across the department and wider institution to conduct world-leading research, attract grant funding, and enhance the University’s teaching offering. 

A competitive remuneration package will be available for exceptional candidates considered at Professorial level. 

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references. .

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here   

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273244 or email h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk for further information. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9 June 2019​ 

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact 
Professor Peter Edwards, Head of School
01224 274078
hos-ncs@abdn.ac.uk   

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Edwards   

Please quote reference number NCS143A on all correspondence   

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.