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University Lecturer/ University Senior Lecturer

The Department of Computer Science and Technology, also known as the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, is seeking to recruit at least one new faculty member at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level (analogous to a US Associate Professor) who can contribute to research and teaching in the broad area of Machine Learning / Data Science.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in theoretical aspects combined with an interest in applications. We are looking for the potential to form new collaborations across the Department and the University.

Notwithstanding the above focus, in exceptional cases we may appoint in any area of Computer Science.

It is likely that successful candidates will already have a strong track record in one or more relevant research areas and already have some postdoctoral experience. Ideally the candidate will also have experience of teaching and of generating research grant income.

Depending on the experience of the successful candidate, the appointment will be made at the University Lecturer level (£40,792-£51,630) or University Senior Lecturer level (£54,765-£58,089).

The appointment will be from 1 April 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Please ensure you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) together with a list of publications and a covering letter including a 2-4 page summary of your research interests and future plans, and of your teaching experience.

You should also provide the contact details of three referees. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Interested applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries about the post to the PA to the Head of Department:

Interviews will be held on 29 November 2019.

Please quote reference NR19443 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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