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Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Systems

Posted: 19th November 2021

Associate Professorship (or Professorship) (Tutorial Fellow) in Systems

Department of Computer Science, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford and Magdalen College, Oxford.

Salary from: £48,835 p.a., plus substantial benefits including accommodation in the College or College housing allowance of £15,000 p.a., and access to a housing loan scheme. (An Allowance of £2846 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 Systems in the Department of Computer Science and Magdalen College, the post has a preferred start date of

1 September 2022. The successful candidate will also be appointed as a Tutorial Fellow in Computer Science at Magdalen College, with shared responsibility for the organisation and teaching of their subject within the College.

You will be a member of both the University and the College community, 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 Charity Trustee.

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 Cyber Physical Systems Research Group and will be expected to engage in independent and original research within this 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.

You will hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science, (or cognate discipline), have the ability to teach across a range of Computer Science subjects, and will also have a proven research record of internationally high quality in the area of Computer Science systems.  

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, with the right 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 4 February 2022.  

Interviews are expected to be held on 30 March 2022.


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