Lecturer in Theoretical Computer Science

University of Sussex School of Engineering and Informatics

United Kingdom

Lecturer in Theoretical Computer Science

School/department: School of Engineering and Informatics, Informatics

Hours: Full Time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).

Contract: permanent

Reference: 3707

Salary: Grade 7 starting at £33,797 and rising to £40,322 per annum, or
Grade 8 starting at £41,526 rising to £49,553 per annum.

Placed on: 4 May 2020

Closing date: 15 June 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Job description

The School of Engineering and Informatics at the University of Sussex wishes to appoint one or more permanent Lecturers in Computer Science to teach in the Department of Informatics. This position is equivalent to Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will have research interests in one or more of the following areas: Quantum Algorithms, Program Verification, Type Theory and Functional Programming, Concurrency, Program Verification or cognate areas. He/she will be expected to be able to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level across core areas of Computer Science. She/he will work within the Foundation of Software Systems (FoSS) research group.

The Foundations of Software Systems group focuses on both practical and theoretical aspects of compilation, programming languages, edge computing, programmable network verification and machine learning for network protocol design and large-scale network management. The work of the group is used within industry in a number of companies, such as the spinouts InCrowd Sports and DiffBlue, and in collaborations with existing companies such as MoogSoft.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, and statements of future research plans and ways in which the applicant could contribute to teaching across the School.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Ian Wakeman, Head of the Department of Informatics, at ianw@sussex.ac.uk

Download job description and person specification Ref 3707 [PDF 244.53KB]

How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to enginfrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

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