Assistant Professor in Visual Computing (COMP22-6)

£34304 - £50296 per annum
23 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
14 Feb 2022
Durham University
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date: 14 February 2022 at midnight (UK)

The Department of Computer Science at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Assistant Professor. We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests in the broad field of Visual Computing and we are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a research focus across all aspects of visual sensing and computer vision, human computer interaction, data visualisation and computer graphics including those with strong links to related work in neural computation and deep machine learning.

The applicant will join the newly formed VIViD, (Vision, Imaging and Visualisation in Durham) research group that aims to provide a broad home for all aspects of visual computing research at Durham including computer vision, image processing, medical imaging, visual HCI, robotic sensing, virtual/augmented reality, computational imaging and image/video encoding.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

As one of the UK's leading universities, Durham is an incredible place to define your career while enjoying a high quality work/life balance. We are home to some of the most talented scholars and researchers from around the world who are tackling global issues and making a difference to people's lives.

The University sits in a beautiful historic city where it shares ownership of a UNESCO World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of Visual Computing, with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.

For more information, please visit our Department pages at www.durham.ac.uk/computer.science/