GRESHAM COLLEGE

IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology

Location
Holborn, London (Greater)
Posted
22 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology

Applications are invited for the position of IT Livery Company Professor of IT at Gresham College. Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597; today these lectures are both presented in person in London and live-streamed to a global audience.  Gresham Professors are outstanding in their fields and superb communicators, able to connect with an audience whose members may not have specialist expertise in the subject, but who will be informed people with a thirst for increased knowledge and understanding.  

The Professorship of IT is open to any discipline within the field, in such areas such as cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, software dependability, web technologies, HCI, computers and society, FinTech etc.

The appointment is part-time from 1 August 2022 and normally for three years. Gresham Professors present a series of six one-hour lectures each academic year. They also fully participate in College life, attending the Academic Board, participating in promotion and outreach, attending social events and acting as ambassadors for the College. The post offers excellent opportunities to widen public exposure for the successful candidate. The College pays an annual stipend of £8,000 (plus reasonable expenses) and encourages applications from all backgrounds and communities.

Further information about this position is available on the Gresham website at: https://www.gresham.ac.uk/vacancies/IT 

Informal discussion may take place with the Academic Registrar, Dr M. Clare Loughlin-Chow, Gresham College, Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn, London EC1N 2HH.  Telephone 020 7831 0575 Email: c.loughlin-chow@gresham.ac.uk 

The closing date for application is 9:30 am Monday 24 January 2022.

Interviews will be held in London on Wednesday 2 March 2022.  

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