Open position: Senior Lecturer

The School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow is offering a permanent academic position as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader in Socially Intelligent Technologies (social signal processing, social robotics, affective computing, embodied conversational agents, etc.)
The University is looking for an outstanding academic who can work with the Glasgow Interactive Systems Section (GIST) on Artificial Intelligence approaches aimed at endowing machines with social intelligence.

Job Purpose
To carry out research and scholarship in artificial intelligence for social intelligence, deliver an excellent student experience through teaching and assessment, and contribute to management and administration. In Grade 8 and 9, demonstrate leadership and contribute to academic and strategic management.


A1 Relevant PhD or equivalent experience in relevant disciplines
A2 Significant breadth/depth of knowledge in wider specialist Artificial Intelligence for social intelligence
A3 A growing international reputation, evidenced by esteem indicators, in a field that matches or enhances existing activities within Artificial Intelligence for social intelligence related research.
For appointment at grade 9/Reader:
A4 An extensive and established reputation in research and/or teaching within the use of Artificial Intelligence for endowing machines with social intelligence  as evidenced by esteem indicators
How to apply
Please note that as part of your application you must supply the following documents appended to your cover letter.  A failure to do this may mean that you are not shortlisted for interview.
(i) A point-by-point summary indicating how you meet the essential and desirable criteria listed in the job description.  This must address and demonstrate how you meet EACH of the essential / desirable criteria, e.g., A1 I graduated with a PhD in Computing Science, specialising in the area of X, from the University of Y in 2010.
(ii) A one-page research statement outlining your vision for research, together with a link to your Google scholar page.
(iii) A one-page teaching statement outlining what you think matters for teaching.
The deadline is April 26th, 2021.

Please contact Professor Alessandro Vinciarelli ( for informal inquiries.

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