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Opening: Teaching Fellow (Outreach)

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick invites applications from candidates who are enthusiastic about enhancing the teaching and appreciation of Computer Science in UK schools and colleges, with excellent communication skills and the ability to contribute to teaching activities in the Department of Computer Science.

Candidates must be committed to widening participation in science, and appreciate the changing profile of Computer Science in UK schools and colleges. Candidates must also be comfortable liaising and coordinating with representatives from departments across the Faculty of Science, the University, schools and colleges, employers and the local community.

To apply, please follow the instructions available on the official University web-page.

Please quote job vacancy reference number 71910-052.

The closing date/time for applications is midnight (British time) at the end of Friday 29 June 2012.

Tue 29 May 2012, 20:42 | Tags: Jobs and studentships

Synthetic Biology meets Computer Science: recruiting Research Fellow

February sees the launch of the ROADBLOCK project, funded by the EPSRC with the goal of developing artificial and programmable bacterial coatings to protect surfaces against infective agents. While Bioengineering techniques that allow genes to be manipulated have been around for some time, the discipline of Synthetic Biology allows for the more effective design of genetic circuits. The Principle Investigator for this project is Dr Sara Kalvala, who will be applying her expertise in Compiler Design and Formal Logics towards the development of tools which will help assemble genetic networks and model their interactions with host genes.

The Department invites applications for a Research Fellowship to work on this three-year project. The project requires a post-doctoral researcher with a good background in Computer Science, especially in either Compiler Design or Automated Reasoning, who would like to expand their horizons and apply their knowledge into Synthetic Biology.

More information and details of the application procedure are available from http://go.warwick.ac.uk/kalvala/pdra. The deadline for applications is 27 February 2012.

Fri 27 Jan 2012, 17:19 | Tags: Jobs and studentships Research

Opening: Assistant Professor (Lectureship)

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The Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick invites applications from candidates with proven excellence in research in computer science for the new opening as Assistant Professor in Computer Science.

Candidates are required to have a PhD in Computer Science or related discipline, should be able to demonstrate excellent research potential in computer science, and should be capable of research leadership, e.g., co-supervising MSc and PhD students in Computer Science and contributing to the preparation of research grants. Ideally the candidate will complement the research in the Department, but other research areas will also be considered in particularly strong cases. Special considerations will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary interests and industrial research experience. Candidates should also have excellent teaching skills as they will be expected to deliver taught modules in Computer Science and contribute to curriculum development.

To apply, please follow the instructions available on the official University web-page.

Please quote job vacancy reference number 30149-121.

Closing date for applications: 6 February 2012 (midnight British time).

Fri 06 Jan 2012, 14:31 | Tags: Jobs and studentships

Warwick Computer Science tops Unistats table for graduate-level employment

Unistats table showing 100% of Warwick Computer Science graduates in graduate level employment

Recent results on the Unistats official website show that of those Computer Science graduates from Warwick, who have gained employment 6 months after graduation, 100% are in working in graduate level employment.

Warwick Computer Science is in the top tier of computer science departments (with four other universities) with respect to graduate employability. It is also the second most targeted by graduate employers for graduate recruitment programmes in the UK - second only to Cambridge.

Wed 05 Oct 2011, 12:23 | Tags: Jobs and studentships Courses Undergraduate Highlight

Welcome Dr Matthias Englert! New Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Dr Matthias Englert joined our department as a new Assistant Professor in September 2011.

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A short bio:

Matthias received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science at the TU Dortmund and then his PhD in Computer Science in 2008 from the RWTH Aachen University, Germany. In 2008 he won the prestigious EPSRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Theoretical Computer Science, hosted by our department in Warwick; title of his project was »Randomisation in Online Algorithms, Load Balancing and other Dynamic Problems«. In September 2008, he joined the Department of Computer Science and DIMAP at the University of Warwick as a Postdoctoral fellow.

His current research interest lies in Theoretical Computer Science, in the area of the analysis of algorithms, more precisely in online algorithms, metric embeddings, load balancing, probabilistic input models, and algorithmic game theory.

For more information please see his page at http://www.dcs.warwick.ac.uk/~englert/ ... or stop by in his office CS2.23.

We're very happy to welcome Matthias in our department!

Thu 28 Jul 2011, 16:26 | Tags: People Jobs and studentships

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