KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Programming Languages)

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
05 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2022
Ref
037972
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Informatics is seeking applications from candidates for the position of Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Programming Languages), starting in Summer 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.   

The successful applicant for this post will undertake research and teaching in the area of Programming Languages. They will be assigned to teach in postgraduate or undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Department of Informatics, and will be expected to supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate projects. 

Accordingly, the successful applicant will need knowledge and awareness of current research and practical challenges in Programming Languages and related topics. A wide range of research topics are of interest, including but not limited to, programming language design, programming languages and systems implementation, programming language semantics and theory, program analysis, software benchmarking, evaluation of programming languages and systems usage, programming paradigms, usability of programming languages, and programming development environment.  

The successful candidate will be joining the Software and Systems group and will have the opportunity to contribute to cross-cutting hubs (see   https://www.kcl.ac.uk/nms/depts/informatics/research/index.aspx). Research collaboration across research groups, with departmental hubs and with other Departments in the Faculty and across the College is strongly encouraged.  

Applicants must have a PhD, an excellent publication record, and a track record of attracting research funding.  It is essential that applicants have the enthusiasm and commitment required to contribute to the further development of the research standing of the Department of Informatics, and to make a full contribution to teaching and administrative activities. 

Our staff and students come from all over the world and the Department is proud of its friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged with a number of family-friendly policies, including the operation of a core hours policy, the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave. The Department of Informatics is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position. 

For further information about the Department of Informatics at King’s, please see https://nms.kcl.ac.uk/luc.moreau/informatics/overview.pdf

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract   

This is a full-time post – 100% full-time equivalent

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