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MyWorld Professor in Visual Computing, Department of Engineering, University of Bristol

Since its formation in 1876, the University of Bristol has become one of the leading institutions among the UK's Russell Group of universities and operates globally, where it is recognised for its research and academic excellence. The University has a strong interdisciplinary approach and regularly features among the top-ranking institutions in global league tables.


The Bristol region is acknowledged as a leading centre for visual computing, strongly linked to the creative industries, with the University of Bristol providing its strategic and research leadership. The newly established MyWorld research programme, led by the University, builds on the strengths of this regional cluster and on its international connectivity.


We are offering the opportunity for outstanding candidates to apply for a strategically important role linked to the MyWorld Strength in Places Programme, within the Faculty of Engineering.  We expect candidates to be individually recognised internationally for contributions in the field of visual computing or visual communications coupled with an outstanding research track record in a cognate area.


There is an expectation to contribute to the management and leadership of the MyWorld Programme therefore demonstrable experience of leading a programme and research teams is essential. 


Entrepreneurial interests and experience, including IP exploitation, working with start-up companies, spin-outs is desirable.


Candidate Pack


How to Apply

The closing date for all applications, which should be in the form of a CV and cover letter and addressed to is 9 September 2022.