Chair in Algorithm Engineering, Department of Informatics, King’s College London


The Department of Informatics at King’s College London is seeking to appoint a Chair in Computer Science in the area of Algorithm Engineering. The successful candidate will have an excellent track record in Algorithm Engineering, including through high-quality publications, and will provide research leadership in this area within the department and across the university.

This Chair role is based within the departmental Algorithms and Data Analysis research group, but with the expectation of establishing and leading wider collaborations within the department, linking with relevant research units throughout the university.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to attract and develop talented researchers into the field, motivate students and junior colleagues, carry out relevant research at the highest level, and teach UG and PG modules in Algorithms and High Performance Computing.


To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to by close of business on Friday 24 November 2023.  Interviews are scheduled to take place on 7 February 2024.

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King’s embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We attract students and staff from across the world, from many different backgrounds, with a variety of ethnicities, religions, and sexual and gender identities. We promote flexible working as a key enabler of inclusion. We particularly encourage and welcome applications from women, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, and from candidates who are LGBTQ+ and/or have a disability.