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2 Tenure-track Faculty positions (Assistant Professor)

These positions are prestigious and entitled Chancellor's Fellowships

The University of Edinburgh, a global top 20 University located in one of the world`s finest cities, is making a major investment in the future of its academic staff with the appointment of prestigious tenure-track positions across all disciplines.

In Informatics it has 5 strategic areas available, 2 of which are in:

* Computer Systems

including (but not limited to) Operating Systems, Runtime Systems, Virtualisation, Cloud systems, Data centres, Managed Languages, Multi-core. 

* Computer Networks

including (but not limited to) Network Architectures, Network Protocol Design and Analysis, Network Management, Network Measurement, Large-Scale Networked Systems, Wireless Networks, Mobile Systems.

Excellent candidates in related areas are also strongly encouraged to apply.

 Background and Details

These positions are prestigious and entitled Chancellor's Fellowships.

These Fellowships are intended to support outstanding candidates at the start of their independent academic career. Up to 100 positions are available across the University

A Chancellor`s Fellow will already show the ability to conduct world-leading research and exhibit clear potential to become an international leader in their discipline. The Fellow will be able to concentrate on research in the first instance, acquiring the full duties of University Lecturer across the period of the Fellowship. Subject to satisfactory review at the end of 3 years, the Fellow will move to an open contract on the University academic staff.

Appointment will normally be made on the Lecturer (Assistant Professor) scale (£36,862 - £44,016), dependent on experience, and in exceptional circumstances a more senior appointment may be made. Some positions are available with immediate effect and it is expected that successful applicants will be in post from August 2012.

Application procedure

Applications containing a detailed CV and a 1-page outline of a proposed research programme should be made online at to meet one of the closing dates below:

16th January 2012 (recommended)

29th February 2012

16th April 2012

The advert is at:

and this page has a link to further Information at

From the further information page you will find another link at the bottom "Strategic Areas for Appointment" to an annex that lists the priority areas for recruitment including Computer Systems and Networks


For informal enquiries please contact Prof. Michael O'Boyle



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