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Professor /Associate Professor/Lecturer in Computer Science
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: JTR00104

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 20/02/2017

Job live date: 12/12/2016

Salary: Competitive market rate (Professor); £49,772 to 55,998 per annum (Grade 8 - Associate Professor) ;£39,324 to £48,327 per annum (Grade 7 - Lecturer)

Employment type: AR-Academic (Professor)

Department: School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences

Division: Computer Science

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint up to five permanent academic positions in Computer Science to build expertise in our priority research areas of Data Science and Computational Science and to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision. This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly configured department at a crucial moment in its development. Our intention is to build a highly successful department that conducts world-leading computer science research and delivers a thriving portfolio of courses.

The department sits in the School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences which has world-leading expertise in weather, climate, earth observation and mathematical and statistical methods for environmental applications. As such, we would particularly welcome applications from computer scientists with skills and experience in developing data science and computational science approaches in the context of the environmental research activity in the wider School. 

You will have:

  • An outstanding track record of computer science research publications and external funding commensurate with the academic rank for which you are applying
  • The skills and experience to contribute to Computer Science teaching and supervision in a UK higher education context
  • A PhD in Computer Science or a related field, and specific research specialisation in Data Science and/or Computational Science
  • Ideally, an orientation towards interdisciplinary research and experience in data science and/or computational science research for simulation and modelling in the context of environmental and atmospheric sciences or other scientific domains

Contact role:

Head of Department

Contact role:

Head of School

Contact name:

Dr Giuseppe Di Fatta

Contact name:

Prof Ben Cosh

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 8221

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 5208

Contact email:

Contact email:


Interviews will be held in April/May 2017

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.


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