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Department of Computer Science Associate Professor (or Professor) Of Computer Science (Machine Learning)

Posted: 28th November 2014

Department of Computer Science in association with St Catherine’s College


The Department of Computer Science proposes to appoint an Associate Professor of Computer Science with effect from 1 October 2015 or a mutually agreed date prior to this.  The successful candidate will be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at St Catherine’s College under arrangements described in the Job Description and Person Specification. The appointee will act as a tutor in computer science at St Catherine’s College, and will be a member of its Governing Body. This is a permanent full-time position based at the Department of Computer Science, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QD and St Catherine’s College, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UJ.

Salary on a scale between £44,620 and £59,914 p.a. plus additional benefits

Applicants should hold a relevant PhD and have experience in any area related to machine learning.  Of particular interest are candidates with research interests in this area or those who would establish new research directions within the department related to machine learning.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in research of the highest international standard with the ability to attract research funding and to develop an independent research programme. The appointee will also have experience of effective teaching in a wide range of topics in computer science at undergraduate and graduate levels, including the ability to contribute to course development, to supervise graduate students and to provide pastoral care, and an ability and willingness to undertake administrative duties. Full details of the qualifications required and the duties of the post can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th January 2015
Queries about the post should be addressed in the first instance to Elizabeth Walsh at or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 283503.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

The University is an Equal Opportunities Employer.