Head of Computer Science

London (GB)
Attractive Salary
12 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Computer Science
Attractive Salary

A UK Top 25 University, Royal Holloway is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally. With a rich history, yet constantly evolving and adapting to the demands of modern higher education, we have a proud record in computer science and are using our unique strengths in research and practice, our ambitious partnerships and our exciting geographical location in the heart of the creative industries in the UK to lead the way in the next age of digital creativity. 

Ranked 19th in the UK for computer science, 11th for our research output and 4th for undergraduate employability, the Department of Computer Science is one of the oldest in the world. With world leading researchers in algorithms and complexity, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, distributed and global computing, machine learning, software language engineering and type theory, the theories we develop lead to practical computing systems and their application. Our next Head will inherit a department which has grown substantially in recent years yet maintains a strong sense of cohesion and a real willingness for interdisciplinary work.

We now wish to appoint an outstanding Head of Department in Computer Science to lead research, education, and interdisciplinary work at a key stage of our development as we further invest in our digital leaders and continue the recent growth in this successful department.  

For more information on this outstanding opportunity, please visit This appointment is part of a wider investment and recruitment programme in digital leaders and we encourage candidates interested in lecturing appointments in video game art and design, computer science and information security to visit  

Closing date: Midday, Monday 3 June 2019. 

The College is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community.