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KCL NMS TES PRESS AD JAN 2018 AW v2

As part of its strategic development, the Department of Informatics is seeking to recruit to a number of academic posts.  Details of the roles that we are currently recruiting for are below.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and the Department is proud of its friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged with a number of family-friendly policies, including the operation of a core hours policy, the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave. The Department of Informatics is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position. 

 

Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity (P1)
    closing date 18 February 2018 

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an excellent track record in cybersecurity and a strong focus on data analysis, with a specific research interest in the application of machine learning, data mining, algorithms or simulation methods to security-related problems. 

Examples of specific opportunities associated with this position include collaborations with the Department of War Studies and the Department of Defence Studies at King’s, building on advanced analytics techniques to gain security-related insights from open-source material and others.

The successful candidate will join the CYS group and contribute to the Security Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 18 February 2018

Lecturer in Computer Science (Security) (P2)
    closing date18 February 2018

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an excellent track record in security with a particular focus on autonomous systems. Topics of interest include formal methods for provably secure designs, security engineering for autonomous systems, trusted autonomous systems, threat analysis for automotive cyber-attacks, robotics security, privacy and autonomous systems.

We expect the applicant to collaborate with other research groups in the Department concerned with various aspects of autonomous systems.

The successful candidate will join the CYS group and contribute to the Security Hub and the Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 18 February 2018

Lecturer in Computer Science (Secure Cities) (P3)
    closing date 18 February 2018

We are seeking to appoint a lecturer with an excellent track record in computer science, with a strong interest in the study of security for cities. A broad range of computer science areas fall in the scope of this post, including simulation, machine learning, logic, models, and policies.  In collaboration with CUSP London, we anticipate that the candidate will be able to establish links with partners across London and beyond, and develop an impactful research agenda.

The successful applicant will join the CYS group, and contribute to the Security Hub and the Urban Living Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 18 February 2018

Lecturer in Computer Science (Computational Finance & Security) (P4)
    closing date 4 March 2018

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an excellent track record in security issues related to finance. Subjects of interest include fraud detection, regulatory compliance, RegTech (Regulatory Technology), security of web based and mobile financial systems, secure design of financial systems and crypto-finance.

The successful candidate will join the CYS group and contribute to the Finance Hub and the Security Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 4 March 2018

Lecturer in Computer Science (Scientific & High-Performance Computing) (P5)
    closing date 4 March 2018

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an excellent track record in scientific and high-performance computing, with a particular focus on computational finance.  Topics of interest include high frequency trading, programming models for cluster-based processing, scientific programming languages, high-performance computing, and large scale financial simulations. 

Associated with this position is the opportunity created by the expansion of Engineering at King’s and the application of scientific and high-performance computing methods to engineering design.

The successful applicant will join the SSY group and contribute to the Finance Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 4 March 2018

Lecturer in Computer Science (Human Factors & Security) (P6)
    closing date 15 April 2018

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an excellent track record in human computer interaction (HCI) methods for designing, developing and evaluating secure systems. Topics of interest include security by design, intrusion detection systems, human factors and computer security, privacy, trust, digital forensics, ethics and governance of systems. 

The successful candidate will join the CYS group and contribute to the Security Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 15 April 2018

Lecturer in Computer Science (Human Computer Interaction) (P7)
    closing date 15 April 2018

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an excellent track record in human computer interaction (HCI) with a developing, specific focus on sustainability.  The aspiration for this post is to develop expertise and reputation in any sustainability-related aspects concerned with the Urban Living Hub, critically reflecting on the possibilities and implications of design and use of interactive technologies in an urban context.

The successful applicant will join the HCC group and contribute to the Urban Living Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 15 April 2018

Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence (two posts) (P8)
    closing date 15 April 2018

We are seeking to recruit up to two candidates with an excellent track record in artificial intelligence. The department is keen to build upon its strong activities in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems and expand them to novel areas. Subjects of interest include: logic-based AI, symbolic AI and statistical methods, explainable and trusted AI, social and distributed AI, planning and learning, reasoning for knowledge graphs, AI accountability, decision making in the presence on uncertainty, algorithmic bias, and autonomous systems.

We welcome applicants who can already demonstrate experience, or have strong plans for future activities, related to one of the hubs.

The successful candidate will join the RAP or DAI groups, and contribute to the Autonomous Systems Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 15 April 2018

Lecturer in Computer Science (Data Analysis) (P9)
    closing date 29 April 2018

We are seeking to recruit a candidate with an excellent track record in data analysis with a specific focus on issues relevant to the Health Hub.  We invite applications from candidates with research interests in machine learning, analytics and algorithms for medical, health and well-being data. Areas of interest include processing of bioinformatics data, biomedical data analysis, learning health systems and actionable analytics for clinical and operational decision support.

Associated with this position is a specific opportunity to develop collaborations with other parts of King’s, including the School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, around techniques that aim to bridge the gap between machine learning methods (which tend to be black boxes) and more traditional models (which are more conducive to provide explanations about results).

The successful applicant will join the ADA group and contribute to the Health Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site  to apply for this role. 

Closing date: 29 April 2018

Lecturer in Computer Science (Data Management) (P10)
    closing date 29 April 2018

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an excellent track record in data management, with a particular focus on medical, health or well-being data. We particularly invite applications from candidates with expertise in a wide range of data management techniques, including semantic interoperability for large-scale data linkage, streaming data for mobile health, models and ontologies to share and act upon data, techniques to manage regulatory constraints around privacy and auditability, and electronic heath records. A specific interest relates to trusted data management systems, such as safe havens and data trusts, which have recently become prevalent for health and medical data, to allow processing of such data, while safeguarding policy on privacy and security.

Depending on profile, the successful applicant will join the ADA or HCC groups and contribute to the Health Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 29 April 2018

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Natural Language Processing) (P11)
    closing date 29 April 2018

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an excellent track record in Natural Language Processing (NLP). Associated with this position is a specific opportunity to develop collaborations with the School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience around NLP methods to support clinicians in physical and/or mental health. A typical opportunity that arises is the need for original NLP techniques to enrich unstructured clinical data with semantic annotations and facilitate the profiling of patients. We expect the applicant to have strong expertise in the fundamentals of NLP, with a track record of publications in top NLP venues. We welcome applicants who can already demonstrate experience, or have strong plans for future activities, related to the Health Hub.

The successful applicant will join the HCC group and contribute to the Health Hub.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 29 April 2018

Lecturer in Robotics (P12)
    closing date 28 February 2018

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with an excellent track record in Robotics. The appointed candidate will also be assigned to teach on the Department’s undergraduate programmes in electronic engineering and/or on MSc programmes such as the MSc in Robotics.  He/she may also be required to teach on other post-graduate or undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Department of Informatics, and will be expected to supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate projects.

The successful applicant will join the CoRE group.

Please go to the Hirewire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 28 February 2018

 

Lecturer in Electronic Engineering 
   closing date 8 April 2018

We are seeking to appoint two candidates with an excellent track record in Electronic Engineering. They will be assigned to teach on the Department’s undergraduate programme in electronic engineering and related postgraduate programmes. The successful applicants may also be required to teach on other post-graduate or undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Department of Informatics, and will be expected to supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate projects.

Please go to the HireWire site to apply for this role.

Closing date: 8 April 2018

Chair in Cybersecurity (Security & Systems) (C1)

 The highest level of academic leadership in research in the area of Computer Science and Cybersecurity, and in teaching and administration, as directed by the Head of Department of Informatics.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual with an excellent track record in cybersecurity. Topics of interest include formal methods for provably secure designs, security engineering, penetration testing, attack prevention, and trusted cyber-physical systems.

The applicant will have a proven track record of shaping and delivering strategy in both research and in academic administration, and will take an important role in driving some of the emerging activities, such as contributing to and shaping of a cross-College multidisciplinary Cybersecurity Centre, online and face to face Master’s programs in Cybersecurity, as well as the Informatics Cybersecurity (CYS) group and the Security Hub of the Department of Informatics. The successful candidate will join the CYS group and contribute to the Security Hub

We are working with an external agency for this appointment; for more information on the Chair roles, please visit www.minervasearch.com/kcl.

Chair in Computer Science (Computational Finance) (C2)

 The highest level of academic leadership in research in the area of Computer Science and Computational Finance, and in teaching and administration, as directed by the Head of Department of Informatics.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual with an excellent track record in computational finance or related areas. Topics of interest include computational data analytics applied to time series and in particular financial data, machine learning, data mining or visualisation for financial data, high-frequency algorithmic trading, financial risk management, crypto-finance, price formation.

The applicant will have a proven track record of shaping and delivering strategy in both research and in academic administration, and will take an important role in driving some of the emerging activities in computational finance in Informatics, such as forging research links with the Department of Mathematics and King’s Business School, taking responsibilities related to the Master’s programme in Computational Finance, and providing leadership for the Finance Hub.

We are working with an external agency for this appointment; for more information on the Chair roles, please visit www.minervasearch.com/kcl.

Chair in Computer Science (Urban Informatics) (C3)

The highest level of academic leadership in research in the area of Computer Science and Urban Informatics, and in teaching and administration, as directed by the Head of Department of Informatics.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual with an excellent track record in data analytics, with research interests in algorithms, data mining, machine learning or simulation methods techniques for urban related problems. 

The applicant will have a proven track record of shaping and delivering strategy in both research and in academic administration, and will shape the research agenda in urban informatics for the department in close collaboration with CUSP London, a new centre for urban science. The successful applicant will join the Algorithms and Data Analytics (ADA) group and contribute to the Urban Living Hub.

We are working with an external agency for this appointment; for more information on the Chair roles, please visit www.minervasearch.com/kcl.

Chair in Computer Science (HCI) (C4)

The highest level of academic leadership in research in the area of Computer Science and Human-computer interaction, and in teaching and administration, as directed by the Head of Department of Informatics.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual with an excellent track record in human-computer interaction understood in the broadest sense of the term. A key aspect that is sought for this post is the adoption of user-focused methodologies for the design, study, development and evaluation of “systems with human stakeholders”.  Any application area, but preferably related to the Hubs, is welcome, including mobile devices, medical devices, natural language, IoT sensors, wearables, augmented reality, accessibility, sustainability, interaction design, human computation, and social computing.

The applicant will have a proven track record of shaping and delivering strategy in both research and in academic administration, and will take an important role in driving some of the emerging activities, such as leading the Human Centred Computing (HCC) group, linking with the departmental hubs, and shaping the educational portfolio of the department. The successful candidate will join the HCC group. 

We are working with an external agency for this appointment; for more information on the Chair roles, please visit www.minervasearch.com/kcl



 

 

 

 

 

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