Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader in Algorithms and Complexity University of Glasgow, School of Computing Science

Vacancy Ref: 093810

Salary: Grade, level 7/8/9, £37,474 - £42,155 / £46,047 - £53,353 / £54,949 - £61,823 per annum

The School of Computing Science is seeking to appoint a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader in Algorithms and Complexity. In this post, you will carry out research and scholarship in Algorithms and Complexity, deliver an excellent student experience through teaching and assessment, and contribute to management and administration. At Grade 8 and 9, you will demonstrate leadership and contribute to academic and strategic management.

This post is full time and is offered on an open-ended basis.  The post is equivalent to US tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor David Manlove at David.Manlove@glasgow.ac.uk.

Visit our website for further information on The University of Glasgow, School of Computing Science at https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/computing.

Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=093810.

Closing Date: 30 September 2022.

Euro-Par'22 taking place at the University end of August

The 28th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par, https://2022.euro-par.org/) will take place in Glasgow from 22nd to 26th August 2022. It is the prime European conference covering all aspects of parallel and distributed processing, ranging from theory to practice. The international conference is being organized by the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow, with support from Heriot-Watt University, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of Stirling. The organization committee around Professor Phil Trinder (which includes Jeremy Singer, Yehia Elkhatib, Wim Vanderbauwhede, José Cano, Anna Lito Michala, Lauritz Thamsen, and Syed Waqar Nabi from the School of Computing Science) is looking forward to 25 research paper presentations, 3 keynotes, 6 workshops, 1 tutorial as well as a set of social events here at the University and in the City.

Best paper at IEEE ICWS 2022

The paper "Phoebe: QoS-Aware Distributed Stream Processing Through Anticipating Dynamic Workloads" by Morgan Geldenhuys, Dominik Scheinert, and Odej Kao (TU Berlin) as well as Lauritz Thamsen (UofG – since March this year) was selected as the Best Paper at the 19th IEEE International Conference On Web Services (ICWS). A preprint of the paper is available on arXiv.

10 Year Most Influential Paper Award

The paper 'Session Types Revisited' published at PPDP'12 by Ornela Dardha and her co-authors Elena Giachino and Davide Sangiorgi, received the 10 Year Most Influential Paper Award at PPDP'22.

A follow up short paper will be published at PPDP'22 and Dr Dardha is one of the invited speakers at the conference, where she will present the impact of the original paper in the last decade in the session types and concurrency community.

FATA hosting two prestigious five year fellowships

Congratulations to the FATA research section who will be hosting two prestigious five year fellowships from 1 October 2021.  Dr Kitty Meek's EPSRC fellowship (“Beyond One Solution in Combinatorial Optimisation”) and Dr Ciaran McCreesh's RAEng fellowship ("Trustworthy constraint programming and optimisation”). 

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