Posted: 19th November 2021
Associate Professorship (or Professorship) (Tutorial Fellow) in Database Systems
Department of Computer Science, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford
Salary from: £48,835 p.a. (plus substantial benefits including an additional pensionable college housing allowance of £12,770 p.a. and college research allowance of £2,340 p.a. (An Allowance of £2,846 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.) This post may be suitable for job-share or flexible working.
Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor or Professor of Database Systems in the Department of Computer Science and Balliol College, with a desired start date before 1 October 2022. The successful candidate will also be appointed as a Fellow and Tutor in Computer Science at Balliol College. Tutors are responsible for the organisation and teaching of their subject within the College.
You will be a member of both the University and the college community; part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community with access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers. You will have a role to play in the running of the College as a member of the Governing Body and a trustee of the College as a charity.
The Department of Computer Science is a vibrant and growing academic department, which has a research profile across the entire spectrum of contemporary computer science. You will be expected to engage in independent and original research in Database Systems, to secure funding and engage in the management of research projects, and to disseminate research of the highest international standard through publications, conferences and seminars. You will also contribute to teaching on the Department’s highly successful undergraduate and graduate programmes.
You will hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science (or cognate discipline), have the ability to teach across a range of Computer Science subjects, and will also have a proven research record of high quality at international level, and experience of research collaborations at both national and international level.
We are a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Living Wage and Mindful Employer, holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award, HR excellence in Research and Race Equality Charter Bronze Award.
Demonstrating a commitment to provide equality of opportunity, we would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic applicants who are currently under-represented within the Computer Science Department. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.
Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, for example http://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/aboutus/women-cs-oxford/index.html, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working, support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, to apply for funding from the carer’s fund. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position, which may not be applicable if the interviews are held remotely.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon GMT on 10 January 2022.
Interviews are expected to be held on 28 February, 2022.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity
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