Lecturer - School of Computing Science

Glasgow (GB)
30 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Glasgow
College of Science and Engineering
School of Computing Science

Ref: 018557

Grade 7/8 Salary Range £33,943 - £38,183 / £41,709 - £48,327 per annum

The University of Glasgow seeks to appoint a Lecturer to pursue a world-class research programme in Computing Science within the topics of the Formal Analysis, Theory and Algorithms (FATA) section; to teach related topics in Computing Science at all undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and to carry out allocated administrative tasks. 

The School of Computing Science is one of the UK’s leading research departments and is expanding its academic staff across a range of areas. Its research is known for strong applications with significant impact, underpinned by rigorous foundations and methodologies. It has a record of successful intra-disciplinary collaboration across the School, and inter-disciplinary collaboration across and beyond the University. 

The research topics covered by the Formal Analysis, Theory and Algorithms section include:

  • algorithms and complexity;
  • formal modelling and model-checking;
  • programming language theory.

The School seeks applications from outstanding candidates to develop and lead research of international standard in these or related topics. Academic staff who establish successful research programmes have excellent prospects for career development and promotion.

The University of Glasgow has carried out world-changing research for over 550 years and boasts annual research grants and contracts income placing us within the top 10 UK universities.   In REF2014, more than 80% of our research was assessed as being world-leading or internationally excellent, placing us 12th in the UK for research power.

Glasgow is the UK’s fourth-largest city and one of the world’s top destinations, with a wealth of cultural attractions, impressive architecture, fantastic shopping and a year-round programme of world-class events.

Further information on the School of Computing Science can be found at:

Closing date: 29 September 2017. Interviews will be held on 3 November 2017.

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