Associate Professorship (TF) of Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

  • Professional
  • Oxford
  • Posted 5 days ago
  • Expires on: March 13, 2021

University of Oxford
Department of Computer Science

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

Salary from: £48,114 p.a. (plus benefits including additional pensionable benefits including college housing allowance of £13, 237 p.a. and access to an equity sharing scheme. A responsibility allowance of £1,554 p.a. and a health insurance scheme for the post holder with access for family members is also available. (An Allowance of £2804 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title).

Applications are invited for this post based in the Department of Computer Science and Jesus College, to start no later than 1 October 2021. You will also be appointed as a Fellow and Tutor in Computer Science at Jesus College; Tutors being responsible 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 a trustee of the College as a charity.

Holding a doctoral degree in Computer Science (or cognate discipline), having the ability to teach across a range of Computer Science subjects, and also having a proven research record of high quality at international level in the area of Artificial Intelligence, and experience of research collaborations at both national and international level.

The Department is a vibrant, growing academic department, which has a research profile across the entire spectrum of contemporary computer science. The department has manifest strengths across the whole spectrum of AI, from classic symbolic approaches, knowledge representation, search, and constraints, through human-centred AI, to deep learning, reinforcement learning, game theoretic approaches, and the theoretical foundations of ML. You will be expected to secure research funding, engage in the management of research projects, and disseminate research of the highest international standard through journals, conferences and seminars, and will be expected to teach on the department’s undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses.

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 and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave. 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 12th February 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday, 16th March 2021.

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