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Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Computer Science (Algorithms) with Tutorial Fellowship

Posted: 21st January 2015


The Department of Computer Science proposes to appoint an Associate Professor of Computer Science with effect from 1st September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at Magdalen College under arrangements described in the Job Description and Person Specification. The appointee will act as a tutor in computer science at Magdalen 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 Magdalen College, Oxford, OX1 4AU. The appointee will join one of the UK’s leading computer science departments with many of its academics participating in world-leading research.

Combined University and College salary on a scale from £44,620 p.a. (at 1 August 2014 rates) with additional benefits.

Applicants should hold a PhD in computer science or a related subject and have experience in any area related to algorithms or complexity. Of particular interest are candidates with research interests in these areas or those who would establish new research directions within the department related to these areas.

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 27th February 2015.

Queries about the Associate Professorship/Professorship should be addressed to Elizabeth Walsh at or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 283503; queries about the Tutorial Fellowship at Magdalen should be addressed to the Senior Tutor of the College, Mark Pobjoy (

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.