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Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence (Teaching and Research)

Queen Mary University of London - Electronic Engineering & Computer Science

Location: London
Salary: £41,682 to £51,899
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st March 2019
Closes: 21st April 2019
Job Ref: QMUL17969

The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) has provided a lead in Sino-British co-operation by successfully operating degree programmes jointly with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT). These courses have been running successfully since 2004 and were the first to be approved as part of the “key university” quota by the Chinese Ministry of Education. The programmes are taught in English and based entirely in Beijing with currently around 2,700 students on them and are the first in China to be accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

We are currently looking to appoint a Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence who will provide teaching and ongoing research in our Game AI Research group (

To apply, you should have a PhD or equivalent professional experience, and have an appropriate track-record of high quality research in the field of Artificial Intelligence. You should have clear and ambitious plans for your future research and be able to develop research proposals, bid for and secure external research funding, and effectively manage subsequent awards.

You must be able to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level in large or small groups and should have experience in least two of the following areas: Advanced Network Programming; Software Engineering; Introductory Java Programming.

The successful candidate will be based in London but will spend a significant amount of time in Beijing for teaching and assessment, in addition to some academic duties at Queen Mary University of London. You must therefore be able to obtain a Chinese visa and are expected to have checked your eligibility through the Chinese Visa office website.

This post is full time and permanent and the post holder is expected to be in position by 1 August 2019. The starting salary will be in the range of £41,682-£51,899. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and an interest-free season ticket loan.

At Queen Mary University of London, we are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing the careers of all staff. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence and flexible arrangements for staff to who wish to change their work patterns. As part of our commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme. The School will be able to provide a Certificate of Sponsorship if required by the successful candidate.

Informal enquiries about the post should be addressed to Dr Michael Chai at Details about the School can be found at

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL17969. Please include your H-index score and the link to your Google Scholar page in your CV. However, reference letters, certificates and/or large documents, should not be submitted with your application.

The closing date for applications is 21 April 2019. Interviews are expected to be held on 14 May 2019.

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