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Reader in Computer Vision

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School / Service
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering
Department of Computer Science
Contract Duration
Salary Range (£)
53691 to 60410


City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering is a diverse, inclusive and multidisciplinary centre of study and research, located in the heart of London’s vibrant design community. It is immensely proud of its record of educating thousands of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) undergraduates and postgraduates, whilst making valuable research advances.

The Department of Computer Science has been at the leading edge of computer science in the UK for six decades; laying the groundwork for the foundation of the British Computer Society and awarding some of the country’s first Computer Science degrees. Today, it is a vibrant, modern department comprising approximately 50 academic staff and 60 research staff and PhD students.


We invite applications for a Reader in Computer Vision to contribute to the Department’s developing programme of research and education in this area.
We are seeking an accomplished scholar to undertake high quality research and education within their own specialist field, and to make a significant contribution to the research standing and culture of the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Computer Science, be a proficient programmer in Java, C++ and/or Python and have a proven track record of world-leading or internationally excellent published research.

Excellence and commitment to the delivery of high quality student education is essential.

We wish to hear from those with a track record of successful acquisition of research funding as principal investigator, and experience of working in and managing teams. Research activity in one or more of the areas of Computer Vision, Games Technology, and Artificial Intelligence is desirable. 

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: 23:59 on 20 February 2018

Interviews are scheduled for 06 April 2018

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity
Academic excellence for business and the professions

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