Job offer available in Scotland Professor of Computer Science – AC5515AS at University of St Andrews

We wish to appoint a Professor within the School of Computer Science. You will be an outstanding scholar of international standing in Computer Science with a proven track record of securing significant grant funding and leading high quality externally funded research projects. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests which strengthen and complement those within the School and make an outstanding contribution to the field’s advancement through research outputs.  You will be expected to prominently represent the University of St Andrews in the UK and international communities.

Candidates will hold a doctorate in a cognate discipline and will be expected to be capable of teaching the subject to honours and taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.  The primary criteria for appointment will be evidence of an internationally recognised research record, a clear programme of anticipated research activity for the coming years and a significant research funding record.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Simon Dobson (

Applications are particularly welcome from women who are under-represented in Computer Science posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at The School’s commitment to advancing gender equality has been recognised by an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

Please Quote Reference: AC5515AS
Closing Date: 12 July 2019
Further Particulars: AC5515AS FPs.doc


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