School of Informatics

We are currently recruiting for various academic (lecturer/reader) and research (RAs) positions within the School of Informatics, across our research fields. 

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Join a vibrant student community in a world-class department

Choose from a wide range of single and joint honours degrees 

Check our taught postgraduate opportunities

Learn about our research postgraduate degrees

Informatics excellence in research

We are ranked #1 in the UK for research power in Computer Science and Informatics Times Higher Education ranking. Our research environment and all impact case studies received top grades (4*, world leading). Overall, 97% of our REF submission is world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).


We provide a fertile environment for a wide range of studies focussed on understanding computation in both artificial and natural systems.

Tackling Racial Inequality

The School of Informatics is committed to making our community a place where everyone feels seen, heard and valued.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion resources

Decolonising the Informatics Curriculum

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Contact us, if you are an industry partner who'd like to work with us. Our Business Development Team acts as a “one-stop shop” for industry partners.

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Watch our videos to find out more about what we do and get to know our researchers and students.

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The School of Informatics, located in the heart of Edinburgh, is the largest institution of this kind in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.

Informatics is changing the way we think and live, but what exactly is it?