Professor in Software Engineering

Staffordshire (GB)
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
23 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Keele University

Faculty of Natural Sciences

School of Computing and Mathematics

Professor in Software Engineering

Salary: Grade 10, Professorial scale, dependent on qualifications and experience

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student life.  With a turnover in excess of £100 million, over 9,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects.  Further information can be found at

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of research-focused academics in Keele University’s Faculty of Natural Sciences. The Faculty is responsible for research and teaching in many areas of computer science, mathematics, and the physical and biological sciences.

Applications are welcome from individuals committed to high quality teaching and research in the field of software engineering, and who have interests that complement our existing research strengths in this field, especially in any of the following areas: evidence based software engineering; requirements engineering; human factors in software engineering; software engineering for smart energy systems; dependability and reliability; automated software engineering; model – based software engineering; software analysis and testing; software engineering and Internet-of-Things; software engineering and big data, while broadening the scope of our teaching expertise. 

The professorial post is part of continued growth and expansion of Computer Science at Keele, which presents many new opportunities for the development of synergies in both teaching and research. Candidates will be expected to develop an active research programme that both complements and extends our existing research profile in Computer Science. Candidates are also expected to develop research collaborations with colleagues at Keele and elsewhere in strategic research areas of the University, such as smart energy, big data or ageing research. Details of the research carried out in Computer Science at Keele can be found at:

The successful candidate will have a PhD in an appropriate area of Computer Science and will have a strong commitment to delivering high quality undergraduate teaching, including supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and the development and delivery of new modules. The post-holder will have the skills, enthusiasm and flexibility for teaching across a wide range of computer science topics and will also contribute to recruitment activities and administrative duties within our Computer Science programmes.

Informal enquires can be made to Professor Peter Andras on 01782 733412 or

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce.  We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role. 

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Closing date for applications: 23 May 2017.
Post Ref: KU00000467

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