Professor in Computer Science and Technology Evangelist

Durham (GB)
14 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to diversify our portfolio of skills in Computer Science and are seeking to appoint a Professor in Practice who will bring public distinction and practical experience to enhance our teaching, research and wider student experience. A key objective for the appointment is to raise the profile of Computer Science and Durham University more widely both in the UK and Internationally.

In looking to appoint a “Technology Evangelist” we are seeking to hire an exceptional individual who is able to build a critical mass of support for technology (here primarily in Computer Science) via talks, demonstrations, teaching, research and though inspiring others. We seek to appoint a candidate with significant interests and demonstrable experience in:

As well as these duties, the candidate is expected to play an active role in the daily life of the department and contribute to teaching, research student supervision, and some administrative duties. We also expect the candidate to contribute to research in any area of Computer Science.