Computer lecturer, software engineering job at ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON


Computer Science department

Site: Egham
Salary: £ 44,283 to £ 52,430 per year – including London allowance
Position type: Fulltime
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday, January 31, 2022
Reference: 1221-504

Full time, permanent (several positions)

Royal Holloway’s Computer Science Department is seeking to appoint several academic staff to support its research and teaching.

We conduct outstanding research and offer excellent education at undergraduate and postgraduate level: we ranked 11e in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) for the quality of our research results, and in education, we are generally in the top 10 in the UK for graduate prospects (e.g. Guardian 2022). Our software engineering education has been hailed as a “best practice” example of computer science education by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

Over the past seven years, we have embarked on an ambitious expansion plan: eighteen new academic staff have been appointed, new undergraduate and integrated master’s programs have been created, and several new teaching programs from third cycle have been launched. We have strong research groups in the general areas of intelligent systems, machine learning, algorithms and complexity, and programming languages ​​and systems, as well as good relationship with the information security group. . We are involved in multiple inter / multidisciplinary activities, from electrical engineering to psychology and social sciences. Our research force generates significant interest and opportunities for collaboration on the part of universities and third-tier partners. Royal Holloway also recently launched a “Transformative Digital Technologies, Security and Society” research catalyst, to which we would like to contribute.

We are now recruiting academic staff who can complement or strengthen our existing research and further support our teaching. We particularly welcome applications from researchers with industrial experience and expertise in large-scale software and systems engineering. We also welcome outstanding applicants from all computer science disciplines.

The successful candidate will help us seek out and seize opportunities for research funding and industry engagement, and oversee student projects with an emphasis on industry best practices. They will hold a PhD or equivalent and will have a proven research record with a solid background in the underlying theory. Experience in fundraising, working with industry or contributing to outreach activities would also be valuable.

The person appointed will be expected to contribute to the full range of activities of the department, including undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and oversight of general projects on a wide range of subjects. In particular, the duties and responsibilities of this post include: conducting individual or collaborative research projects; produce high-quality results for publication in high-level journals or conference proceedings; apply for research funding; provide high quality education to all levels of students; mentor postgraduate research students.

This is a full-time, permanent (permanent) position, available from April 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is based in Egham, Surrey, a short distance from London, Europe’s most dynamic technology hub.

In return, we offer a very competitive set of rewards and benefits including:

  • Generous right to annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Pension plan with generous employer contribution
  • Various programs including Cycle to Work, Season Pass Loans, and Eye Test Cost Assistance.
  • Free parking

For more details on the department, see or contact the department head at [email protected] For more details on Royal Holloway Research Catalysts, see

To view more details on this position and to apply, please visit For any questions about the application process, the Human Resources department can be contacted by email at the following address: [email protected]

Please quote the reference: 1221-504

Closing Date: Midnight, 31st January 2022

Interview date: W / C 21st February 2022

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Gordon K. Morehouse