UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Interactive Artificial Intelligence

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£37,345 - £58,089
Posted
08 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2019
Ref
ACAD104159
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Division/School School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £37,345 - £58,089
Closing date for applications 08-Sep-2019

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol is seeking to appoint a full-time faculty member in Interactive Artificial Intelligence at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level.

The successful candidate will be expected to both deliver outstanding teaching and undertake internationally leading research in the broad area of Interactive Artificial Intelligence. They will have the opportunity to play a significant role in shaping and leading a new Centre for Doctoral Training in Interactive Artificial Intelligence, which aims to train the next generation of innovators in human-in-the-loop AI systems and which will be an important funding mechanism for PhD students in the area. The Department is particularly interested to hear from candidates with a track record in Natural Language Processing and/or Dialogue Systems.

The Department of Computer Science is an international centre of excellence in the foundations and applications of computing, ranked 4th in the UK for research intensity by the 2014 REF. The Department is home to world-leading expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science, and further benefits from a close association with neighbouring research groups in Vision and Robotics. The University of Bristol is a leading institution among the UK’s Russell Group Universities, a member of the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, and is regularly placed among the top-ranking institutions in global league tables. Bristol is a friendly, green city with a rich and lively cultural scene and has consistently been voted one of the best places to live in the UK.

This post is being offered on a full-time, open-ended contract. For informal discussion about the post you are welcome to contact:
Seth Bullock (Head of Department, seth.bullock@bristol.ac.uk)
Peter Flach (CDT Director, peter.flach@bristol.ac.uk)

The University of Bristol is committed to equality and we committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. The School particularly welcomes applications from female and BAME candidates.

Interviews are expected to take place shortly after the closing date.

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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