Chair in Systems Engineering

London (GB)
25 May 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Chair in Systems Engineering


King’s College London 


This post will be permanent

This is a full time contract 

King’s College London, one of the top 25 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2018), is looking to appoint leading academics to complement the development of our engineering offering in the heart of our central London campus. 

At King’s we are building a multimillion pound world-leading facility with a 21st-Century focus, which will maximise our interdisciplinary links and establish valuable new research themes and partnerships. Building on our existing strengths in computer science, robotics, telecommunications and biomedical engineering, our aim is to create a world-class research activity in conjunction with new innovative education programmes. 

In order to achieve our ambition, we are now looking to recruit a Professor with a focus in systems and design engineering, including autonomous & cyber-physical systems and engineering management (supply chain, operations research, innovation & entrepreneurship).

Applications are sought from distinguished scholars who will initiate, lead and launch research projects and play a key role in the setup and development of the new department. The successful candidate will have a substantial track record in research, teaching and professional achievement and be expected to make a major contribution to the development of our innovative education model. 

It is an exciting time to join King’s during this period of ambitious growth, supported by significant university investment.

For further information please contact Rebecca Russell or James Ralphs at King’s Search on or call +44(0)20 7848 3923. 
The deadline for applications is Friday 22nd June. 

To apply, please visit:  and register to download and submit the specified application form. The selection process will include a presentation and panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Friday 20th July.

The Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences 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.