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Associate Professorship (or Professorship) (Tutorial Fellow) in Algorithms and Complexity Theory

Posted: 11th October 2021

Associate Professorship (or Professorship) (Tutorial Fellow) in Algorithms and Complexity Theory

Department of Computer Science, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford 

Salary from: £48,835 p.a. (plus substantial additional pensionable benefits including a college housing allowance of £9,829 p.a. An additional allowance of £2,846 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title. This post may be suitable for job-share or flexible working.

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor or Professor of Algorithms and Complexity Theory in the Department of Computer Science and St Anne’s College, to start 1 September 2022. The successful candidate will also be appointed as a Fellow and Tutor in Computer Science at St Anne’s College. Tutors are responsible for the organisation and teaching of their subject within the College.

You will be a member of both University and college communities, and part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community with access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers. You 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 Department of Computer Science is a vibrant and growing academic department, which has a research profile across the entire spectrum of contemporary computer science.  You will join the Algorithms and Complexity Research Group and will be expected to engage in independent and original research within this research area. You will be expected to secure funding, to engage in the management of research projects, and to disseminate your research through publication in high-quality scholarly journals and conferences. You will also contribute to teaching on the Department’s highly successful undergraduate and graduate programmes.

In the College you will undertake the work of a Tutorial Fellow: you will teach and take responsibility for the academic progress of undergraduates, act as College Adviser to graduate students, take part in the undergraduate admissions process, contribute to the intellectual life of the College, and serve as a Trustee, on the College’s Governing Body and on other committees and working groups. 

You will hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science or a related mathematical discipline, have the ability to teach across a range of Computer Science subjects, and will also have a proven research track record of internationally high quality in the area of Algorithms and Complexity Theory.

We are a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Living Wage and Mindful Employer, holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award, HR excellence in Research and Race Equality Charter Bronze Award.

Demonstrating a commitment to provide equality of opportunity, we would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic applicants who are currently under-represented within the Computer Science Department. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, for example, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working, support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, to apply for funding from the carer’s fund. We are 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, which may not be applicable if the interviews are held remotely.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 28 January 2022.   

Interviews are expected to be held on 23 March 2022.

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