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Professor in Cyber-Physical Systems

Cyber Physical Systems

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   Competitive: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 30 September 2019
Interview Date:   Friday 08 November 2019
Reference:  1170719FP

You will join our Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) research Group, an established and friendly Group of around 50 researchers that provides opportunities to collaborate in a joint School of Electronics and Computer Science. 

To be successful, you will have a PhD in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, and demonstrate excellence in research together with an outstanding track record of high quality publications along with delivery of teaching in a manner that meaningfully engages students. 

Specific areas that would be advantageous but are not limited to include, computer engineering, formal methods, program verification, programming languages, real-time computing, safety-critical systems, adaptive control, cyber-security, human-systems interaction, and pervasive and ubiquitous computing. We value interdisciplinary working which provides you with the opportunity to work with colleagues across research areas and disciplines. 

We welcome applications from established academics who currently hold an equivalent position along with those who seek the opportunity to step up to a more senior role where they will have an opportunity to build a world class research team.

The School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) is ranked in the top 1% of universities globally and among the UK's top 20 for research, the University of Southampton has an international reputation for its research, teaching and enterprise activities. 

We have a supportive culture that values research and education equally and therefore as well as undertaking research and building a team you will also participate in teaching and the management activities. We have a range of staff development programmes and a unique mentoring and wellbeing scheme. There is a great range of benefits that includes a contributory pension scheme; generous holiday entitlement; subsidised health and fitness facilities; cycle to work scheme; a range of discounts. 

The University holds an Athena SWAN bronze award in recognition of its’ continued commitment to improving equality for women in science and engineering. We will give due consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly including part-time and job share and to those who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy* and onsite childcare facilities.  

The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has recently been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.  

For more information, contact Professor Paul Lewin, Head of ECS or Dorota Sikorska, Executive Officer

*dependent upon eligibility

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at  

Please submit details for 3 referees and include your CV and publication list with your application.

The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1170719FP on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Faculty of Engineering

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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