Lecturer in Machine Learning

The University of Manchester - School of Computer Science

Closing Date : 30/09/2017
Employment Type : Permanent
Duration :
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
School/Directorate : School of Computer Science
Division : Computer Science - Machine Learning and Optimisation
Hours Per week : Full Time
Salary : £39,324 to £48,327 per annum depending on experience
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-10466

This is an exceptional opportunity to join the University of Manchester’s leading activities in Machine Learning (ML) and Data Science. The University is investing heavily for the future, with focus on areas of national importance such as health, security, smart cities, robotics, and data-intensive sciences like physics, astronomy and biology. The School of Computer Science is investing for growth in core ML, as the enabling activity for these and in other academic areas. You will contribute to our international portfolio of research in ML, informed by real-world applications, and be willing to engage across discipline boundaries to apply your work. Applications are welcomed from any branch of ML and Data Science, though we particularly welcome applications from researchers in health data analytics and security issues for data science/ML.

Applicants should provide:

A full academic CV

A 1-page description of your vision and future research plans, with indication of how you will secure funding for research and with whom you might collaborate, both inside/outside the University.

A brief statement on teaching, listing technical areas to which you could contribute, at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, highlighting experience and indicating the teaching methods that you think would be appropriate.

Information about the School of Computer Science – Machine Learning and Optimisation is available on http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/mlo/.

The School of Computer Science is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women and people from groups who are currently under-represented in Computer Science. Appointment will always be made on merit.
For further information, please visit http://www.manchester.ac.uk/connect/jobs/equality-diversity/awards/athena-swan/.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Gavin Brown

Email: Gavin.Brown@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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