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University of Glasgow

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University of Glasgow

College of Science and Engineering

School of Computing Science



Ref: 018557

Grade 7/8 Salary Range £33,943 - £38,183 / £41,709 - £48,327 per annum


The University of Glasgow seeks to appoint a Lecturer to pursue a world-class research programme in Computing Science within the topics of the Formal Analysis, Theory and Algorithms (FATA) section; to teach related topics in Computing Science at all undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and to carry out allocated administrative tasks.

The School of Computing Science is one of the UK’s leading research departments and is expanding its academic staff across a range of areas. Its research is known for strong applications with significant impact, underpinned by rigorous foundations and methodologies. It has a record of successful intra-disciplinary collaboration across the School, and inter-disciplinary collaboration across and beyond the University.

The research topics covered by the Formal Analysis, Theory and Algorithms section include:

  • algorithms and complexity;
  • formal modelling and model-checking;
  • programming language theory.

The School seeks applications from outstanding candidates to develop and lead research of international standard in these or related topics. Academic staff who establish successful research programmes have excellent prospects for career development and promotion.

The University of Glasgow has carried out world-changing research for over 550 years and boasts annual research grants and contracts income placing us within the top 10 UK universities.   In REF2014, more than 80% of our research was assessed as being world-leading or internationally excellent, placing us 12th in the UK for research power.


Glasgow is the UK’s fourth-largest city and one of the world’s top destinations, with a wealth of cultural attractions, impressive architecture, fantastic shopping and a year-round programme of world-class events.


Further information on the School of Computing Science can be found at:


Closing date: 29 September 2017. Interviews will be held on 3 November 2017.


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It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.


A1 An Honours degree (SCQF Level 10) in Computing Science or a related discipline.
A2 A PhD (SCQF Level 12) or equivalent in one of the FATA research areas.
A3 A developing reputation in an internationally competitive field of Computing Science research that reflects the School’s strategic priorities and complements existing research themes within the School.

E1 Sufficient depth of relevant research and teaching experience, normally including sufficient postdoctoral experience, appropriate to an early career academic
E2 A developing track record of publication in leading international conferences and journals.
E3 Proven ability to present research results at international workshops and conferences.

For appointment at Grade 8:
E4 Experience of successful teaching, tutoring or demonstrating at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
E5 Strong track record of postdoctoral research and teaching experience in a relevant area.
E6 Established track record of academic publications of international quality.
E7 Experience of applying for and securing research grant funding

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