Associate Professorship (TF) of Programming Languages

  • Professional
  • Oxford, UK
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Expires on: March 20, 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 11,246 p.a. at current rates, or access to joint equity scheme, and private health insurance scheme).  (An allowance of £2,804 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title).

The post is based in the Department of Computer Science and University College, to start before October 2021. You will also be appointed as a Fellow and Tutor in Computer Science at University College. Tutors are 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 play a role in the running of the College as a member of the Governing Body and a trustee of the College as a charity, and have opportunities to interact with academics in other disciplines as part of Oxford’s unique collegiate system.

The Department is a vibrant and growing academic department, which has a research profile across the entire spectrum of contemporary computing.  You will be expected to engage in independent and original research in the area of Programming Languages, securing funding and engaging in the management of research projects, and disseminate research of the highest international standard through publications, conferences and seminars.  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 high quality at international level in the area of Programming Languages, and experience of research collaborations at both national and international level.

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 15th February 2021

Interviews are expected to be held on 22nd March 2021

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

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