Professor and Head of Department in Computing & Information Systems

Greenwich, London (Greater) (GB)
20 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor and Head of Department
Computing & Information Systems

The University of Greenwich is a leading London university with a growing reputation. Its core purpose is to inspire society through discovery, application and dissemination of knowledge, providing high-quality educational activities, research and enterprise. Its excellent location, state-of-the-art campuses and faciilities, strong finances, attractive portfolio of academic programmes and talented staff have given it a firm foundation on which to continue building its forward-facing, ambitious plan for the future.

Sitting within the Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, the Department for Computing and Information Systems, the largest within the University, is a vibrant community of academics with a strong commitment to teaching excellence and research, widening participation, diversity and internationalism which is reflected in its staff and student profiles. The Department currently comprises approximately 50 members of staff, over 1,200 students, and a number of active research groups in the fields of computer science, software engineering, network technologies, security and forensics, business computing, digital media, and games design and development.

The Department now seeks to appoint a permanent Professor who will also serve as Head of Department for a termed appoinment of three years, with the option to renew, to strengthen the Department’s position in subject league tables through the academic attainment of its students and to inspire excellence in research, teaching, management, enterprise and other professional responsibilities. The appointee will have an excellent research profile in subjects complementary to the Department’s areas of excellence, be able to demonstrate prior experience of significant academic leadership and programme development, and will be marked by an enthusiasm for the ethos of the University of Greenwich. This is a key role in the Faculty structure and will work closely with the Pro Vice Chancellor, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellors, and other senior members of staff to ensure the successful delivery of the Faculty’s objectives and plans.

In line with University of Greenwich guidelines, applicants are asked to complete an EOM form and provide copies of documents that verify the applicant’s qualifications. For further information, a full person specification and application details, please visit, quoting reference 2935. For informal inquiries please contact Yana Shevkirova on or +44 207 340 6208 The closing date for applications is Tuesday 18th April 2017.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

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