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Professor (72048-079)

University of Warwick - Department of Computer Science and the Department of Mathematics

Location: Coventry
Salary: Salary Negotiable
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th July 2019
Closes: 1st September 2019
Job Ref: 1819511

36.5 hours per week (100% FTE)

The Department of Computer Science and the Department of Mathematics invite applications for a Professor in the area of Discrete Mathematics, in Algorithms and Complexity, in Theoretical Computer Science, or in relevant areas on the interface of Computer Science and Mathematics. Candidates will have an internationally leading research profile and be able to provide academic leadership.

Candidates should have strong research programmes, a commitment to teaching, a proven record of attracting research funding and supervision of research students.

Preference will be given to candidates with an independent research agenda who will: (i) complement existing strengths in the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Mathematics, and the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications (DIMAP), and (ii) bridge between existing areas of expertise within DIMAP and the Departments of Computer Science and Mathematics. Relevant areas of interest include, but are not limited to, discrete mathematics, combinatorics, graph theory, theoretical computer science, design and analysis of algorithms and data structures, computational complexity.

Applications will be considered on their merits. As the Departments of Computer Science and Mathematics are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion among their staff and students, candidates of underrepresented genders or ethnicities are encouraged. Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Together with a completed application form, candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae which includes a list of publications. Candidates should also arrange for three referees to email letters of recommendation to Sharon Howard ( by the closing date. Please note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the reference letters are received by the closing date. The post reference number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Informal enquires can be addressed to Professor Ranko Lazic (, Head of Computer Science), Professor John Greenlees (, Head of Mathematics), or Professor Artur Czumaj (, Head of DIMAP).

Start date of the post: 1 January 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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