Lecturer in software engineering for artificial intelligence systems at KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

The Department of Computer Science invites applications from candidates for the position of Lecturer in Computer Science (Software Engineering for AI Systems), starting in January 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate for this position will undertake research and teach in a critical area of ​​computer science. They will be responsible for teaching in postgraduate or undergraduate programs offered by the Department of Computer Science and will be required to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects.

Accordingly, the successful candidate will need knowledge and awareness of current research and practical challenges in computing. A wide range of research topics are of interest, including but not limited to software engineering, AI engineering, autonomous systems engineering, devops for AI systems, testing, analysis and verification of AI systems, software performance engineering, software architectures for AI, service, and cloud computing for AI. Exceptional candidates engaged in research and teaching who complement those of current members of the Department will be considered favorably.

To achieve our mission, we examine computing challenges with a broad perspective and regularly serve on program committees and publish in leading and well-known venues in computer science and software engineering. High-quality research makes Department members leaders in their fields, but it is its transformative aspect that provides the opportunity to serve society while supporting King’s as an outstanding institution in science and technology. As such, the Department maintains close ties with industry, which engages with us in collaborative research projects.

The successful candidate will be appointed within the Software Systems group (SSY) and will have the opportunity to contribute to transversal poles (see https://www.kcl.ac.uk/nms/depts/informatics/research/index.aspx). Research collaboration between research groups, with departmental centers and with other departments of the Faculty and College is strongly encouraged.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., an excellent publication record, and the ability to attract research funding. It is essential that applicants have the enthusiasm and commitment to contribute to the development of the research position of the Department of Computer Science and to make a comprehensive contribution to teaching and administrative activities.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and the Department prides itself on its friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged by a number of family-friendly policies, including the implementation of a core hours policy, the right to request flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of absence extended period, such as maternity leave. The Department of Computing is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 for any additional childcare costs (for a child or dependent adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this post.

For more information on King’s IT department, please see https://nms.kcl.ac.uk/luc.moreau/informatics/overview.pdf.

This position will be offered on a permanent contract.

This is a full-time position – 100% full-time equivalent

Gordon K. Morehouse