Monday, September 25, 2017

JOB: Associate Professorship of Algorithms and Complexity Theory, Oxford

Associate Professorship of Algorithms and Complexity Theory with Tutorial Fellowship at Hertford College


Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor (or Professor) of Algorithms and Complexity Theory to be held in the Department of Computer Science with effect from 1 October 2018. The successful candidate will also be appointed as Fellow and Tutor in Computer Science at Hertford College; Tutors being responsible for the organisation and teaching of their subject within the College.

The salary for this position is offered on a scale from £46,336 per annum, plus substantial additional benefits, including single accommodation at college, if available, or a living-out allowance of £9,437 pa. An allowance of £2,700 pa would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

The Department of Computer Science is a vibrant and growing academic department, which has a research profile across the entire spectrum of contemporary computing. The Associate Professor will be expected to engage in independent and original research in the field of Algorithms and Complexity Theory, to secure funding and engage in the management of research projects and disseminate research of the highest international standard through publications, conferences and seminars. They will also will contribute to teaching on the Department’s highly successful undergraduate and graduate programmes. Oxford has a strong tradition in Algorithms and Complexity Theory, with multiple active faculty members in the Computer Science, Information Engineering, and Statistics departments.

The Associate Professor will be a member of both the University and the college community. They will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community with access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers. They will have a role to play in the running of the College as a member of the Governing Body and a trustee of the College as a charity.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Computer Science, or a related subject, will have the ability to teach across a range of Computer Science subjects, and will also have a proven research record of high quality at international level in the area of Algorithms and Complexity Theory, and experience of research collaborations at both national and international level.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 5 January 2018. Interviews will be held on 13 February 2018 – please allow a full day for these.