Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science

Closing Date
WorkplaceCambridge, East of England, UK


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Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science

The Board of Electors to the Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the System research to take up appointment on 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in Computer Science and Technology, and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ’Apply’ button below. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 28 February 2019.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Jon Crowcroft, Convenor of Board of Electors, telephone: +44 (0)1223 763633 or email: jac22 [at] cam[.]ac[.]uk.

Please quote reference NR17973 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Department of Computer Science and Technology






22 January 2019

Closing date

28 February 2019
In your application, please refer to
and reference  JobID 159376.