Professor, School of Electronics and Computer Science job with UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

School of Electronics and Computing

Site: Highfield Campus
Salary: Competitive: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience (level 7)
Full time, permanent
Closing Date: Sunday, January 23, 2022
Date of interview: be confirmed
Reference: 1613521FP

Shape the future with IT

Imagine working in an environment where you are at the forefront of electronics and computing, pursuing your research interests, and inspiring the next generation with a university that pushes the boundaries.

Electronics & Computer Science (ECS) celebrates its 75and Anniversary with a strategic investment in IT and seeks to appoint 7 professors in the following areas:

  • Human-centered artificial intelligence
  • machine learning
  • Human system interaction
  • Automation and robotics
  • Theoretical Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Engineering computer Science
  • Digital health and wellbeing

ECS supports scholars from a wide range of career paths, whether you are an established scholar currently in an equivalent position, or a successful scholar seeking an opportunity to step into a higher role, the University of Southampton is the place to do something truly unique with your expertise.

Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, we are progressive and used to pushing the boundaries of what we teach our students – and what they teach us.

We value and support our staff in pursuing their research and entrepreneurial activities in their areas of interest. We have strong interdisciplinary activities and major sectoral centers for artificial intelligence, health technologies and the Internet of Things, and the center of academic excellence for cybersecurity research and education. Our reputation for research, enterprise and teaching is quite exceptional.

To apply, you will need a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications, with a strong publication record and able to demonstrate delivery of teaching in a way that meaningfully engages students. It is essential that you have a track record of innovative research in computer science and a desire to build a strong research team with the support of the School.

Recognized Athena SWAN Bronze Award, we are committed to improving equality for women in science and engineering, so we will help you find a good work-life balance with flexible working hours, even part-time, with a workload adjusted accordingly. ECS offers a unique, friendly and supportive environment. We have a range of staff development programs and a unique mentoring and wellbeing program. We highly recommend visiting and to find out more about working at ECS.

And, with access to on-site childcare and our comprehensive benefits package also includes a contributory pension plan, generous vacation pay, subsidized health and fitness facilities, a bike to work program and a range of discounts.

The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and is a globally responsible university and has been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.

For more information on the opportunities you could create with us, please contact: Professor Paul Lewin, Head of ECS [email protected]

Application procedure

You must submit your completed online application form to The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. Please submit details of 3 referees and include your CV and publication list with your application. If you need help, please call Lizzie Cessford (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 2750 or email [email protected] Please quote reference 1613521FP on all correspondence.

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