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Professor in Creative Computing

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Vacancy Id: 9029

College / Service: Research Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Location: UAL - High Holborn, London UK

Salary: £61,945 - £99,972 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 37 hours per week

Apply by: 27 February 2023 at 10:00

 

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The opportunity

The UAL Creative Computing Institute is seeking to appoint a Professor to play a pivotal role in delivering and developing the research agenda in our creative and interdisciplinary Institute within Europe’s largest provider of creative education. Working closely with the Dean and Senior CCI research staff, the post holder will develop and deliver a credible interdisciplinary and integrated research programme for the Institute and will lead the second of the Institute’s current research themes, which are:

1. Creativity, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence;
2. Human Computer Interaction;
3. Platforms, Big Data and Digital Citizenship.

As a professor, you will also be required to contribute annually to the Institute’s social mission under one of its three pillars of; Digital Inclusion; Diversity in Technology; Digital Entrepreneurship. You will be a present, engaged and active member of the community for both staff and students.

Within UAL, Professors are required to exemplify academic leadership and have a strategic role in the development of the University’s research. Professors will produce research outputs that are internationally excellent and have a record of developing external collaborations of strategic importance. The post-holder will develop their research and practice within the research aims and remit of the University of the Arts, through work in the field of Creative Computing at the UAL Institute for Creative Computing. They will develop and lead research projects and significantly contribute to the academic research profile and activities of the University.

The post-holder will take a leading role in their appointed field of research and evidence involvement at a senior level with relevant professional bodies or learned societies. They will also plan and initiate the writing of external funding bids as either Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator and have a record of acquiring significant external funding. Professors are expected to act as Directors of Study and/or supervisors to research degree students as appropriate to their workload.

About you

You possess excellent communication and organisational skills and have a track record internationally excellent research and are keen to work with others as part of a team and develop more junior colleagues.

You have a progressive vision of computing education that strongly relates to the STEM/Arts context within the CCI. 

You have a track record of publishing in benchmark ACM and other venues in relevant areas and have a range of creative outputs in addition.

You have significant experience of research informed teaching and undergraduate and postgraduate level and you have PhD completions as director of studies or equivalent.

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Twinkle Brahmbhatt, Senior Resourcing Adviser via email at RKEEstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 2965. 

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Vacancy Id: 9029

College / Service: Research Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Location: UAL - High Holborn, London UK

Salary: £61,945 - £99,972 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 37 hours per week

Apply by: 27 February 2023 at 10:00

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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