Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

The University of Edinburgh - College of Science and Engineering - Informatics

The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh seeks outstanding candidates for a faculty position as Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Candidates should have a demonstrable research focus and excellence in this broad area, and will contribute to the vibrant research and teaching environment in the School. Possible areas of interest include (but are definitely not limited to):

  • Approaches to AI that combine methods from machine learning, symbolic methods and multi-agent systems.
  • Deep learning for AI challenges.
  • Human-interpretable explanatory models for machine learning.
  • Machine learning for research applications.
  • Small-data learning via incorporation of domain knowledge (e.g. from human-like learning).
  • Application of machine learning to logical reasoning.
  • Logic-based learning.

We currently have one position available however may wish to recruit to additional positions in the case of exceptional applicants. Additionally, in the case of an exceptional applicant, an appointment may be available as a Senior Lecturer or Reader (Grade UE09). Job descriptions for each level are outlined below. The level of appointment would be determined by the selection panel following interview in Edinburgh in early 2018.

Appointment will be full-time and open-ended.

All applications must contain the following supporting documents:

  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement
  • Full CV (resume) and publication list

Please note that references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates. Please indicate on your application form if you are happy for your referees to be contacted.

Feedback will only be provided to interviewed candidates.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Jacques Fleuriot (jdf@inf.ed.ac.uk) or Dr Nigel Goddard (nigel.goddard@ed.ac.uk).

Lecturer Grade: UE08 (£39,992 - £47,722)

Senior Lecturer or Reader Grade: UE09 (£50,618 - £56,950)

Vacancy Ref: 042264

Closing Date:31-JAN-2018  at 5pm GMT

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button below

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in

Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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