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Transitional Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Computer Science

Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £38,592 to £53,353 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Saturday 15 April 2023
Reference:  SCI088023

We are looking to recruit one or more Transitional Assistant Professors to the School of Computer Science to further enhance our successful and growing department.

We are seeking Computer Scientists across all areas of the discipline, complementing our existing strengths and adding new capabilities. See our recruitment microsite ( information on our School's vision, research profile, and role within the university strategy. We have emerging research strengths in assistive robotics, cyber-security, human-AI interaction, creative AI and interactive music technology, and particularly welcome applications from these areas.

As a Transitional Assistant Professor, you will be a promising early career researcher with potential to develop a national reputation in your chosen field and will have the opportunity to make an impact on the research and teaching of the discipline.

You will undertake research, individually and collaboratively, publishing high-quality research papers, taking the lead on planning and running projects to complement the existing research of the School. You will seek and secure funding through the development of research proposal and be active in research and knowledge exchange projects.

You will have the ability to deliver a high standard of teaching through a variety of methods to support the School’s teaching requirements, within your area of expertise.

Initially, you will focus on research with a reduced and managed teaching responsibility, being supported to develop in all aspects of the Assistant Professor role.

Our vision as a School is to be highly rated in all areas: Research and Knowledge Exchange, Education and Student Experience. We are committed to creating opportunities for people from groups traditionally under­represented in the field of Computer Science and therefore the ability to relate to and mentor students and colleagues within an increasingly ethnically and gender diverse community is essential.

At the University of Nottingham, we aim to give you all the support you need to nurture your talent, develop, and reach your professional and personal career goals. You will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance.

This is a permanent position. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however, applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 18.25 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. We are open to discuss flexible working arrangement. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Jonathan Garibaldi at Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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