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Associate Professorship of Information Engineering


Combined University and College salary from £48,114 to £64,605 p.a.

Closing date

Jan 25, 2021 12:00PM


The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor of Engineering Science (Information Engineering) from 1st October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford, OX1 3EJ) and will be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at St Anne’s College under arrangements described in the Job Description. The combined University and College salary will be on a scale currently from £48,114 to £64,605 per annum plus additional benefits (see the Job Description for full details).  The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.

This appointment will strengthen the Department’s research in the fast-growing area of Information Engineering. The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Information Engineering or a cognate discipline.

Applicants from a broad field are encouraged including computer vision, machine learning, large scale computing, graphics and robotics. Of particular interest are applicants from advanced sensor networks.  Applications from candidates with a strong experimental and/or computational research background are welcome.

Candidates will be able to secure external research funding and engage in the management of research projects. This will require the supervision of research students and research assistants. They will be expected to contribute to the teaching of undergraduate courses in the Department of Engineering Science, which may include lectures, tutorials and practical classes, and the supervision of undergraduate design and project work. For the College they will deliver six hours of tutorial and class teaching per week averaged over the three terms (twenty-four weeks total) of the academic year, as well as contribute to the pastoral care of students, outreach and the administration of the College.

They will have the ability to teach effectively, both at undergraduate and graduate levels, and have excellent interpersonal skills for undertaking tutorial teaching.

A job description, containing full details of the application procedure and duties, may be obtained below or by clicking ‘apply’.  The job ref is: DF21STA/148632. Please quote this in all correspondence.  The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 25 January 2021.  Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 17 March 2021.

For queries about the post that are not answered in the job description please contact the department on or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 273003.

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.

Contact name

Professor Ronald Roy

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