School of Informatics


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Opportunities for staff

The School of Informatics is ranked #1 in the UK for research power in Computer Science and Informatics Times Higher Education ranking based on REF2021 results. The School is consistently ranked in the top 30 world University rankings for computer science (24 in THES and 26 in QS 2023 rankings). Our staff are central to our success.

With approximately 280 academic and research staff, 100 professional services staff and over 2,000 students, Informatics is the second largest School in the College of Science and Engineering. The rich cultural diversity of our community reflects the international nature of our staff and student body: around 100 different countries, from Algeria to Venezuela, are represented among our staff. We aim to ensure that our culture and systems support flexible and family-friendly working and recognise and value diversity across all our staff and students. The School has an active programme offering support and professional development for all staff, providing mentoring, training, and networking opportunities.

All our job vacancies are advertised through the central University of Edinburgh Jobs webpage.

PhD positions (Research grant-funded scholarships) may be advertised by the School (see 'Related links' section below) or on the websites of individual research institutes.


Job Title Vacancy Reference Closing Date
Lecturer or Reader in Systems Security 5977 02 February 2023
Lecturer or Reader in Software Engineering 5951 02 February 2023
Lecturer or Reader in Hybrid Artificial Intelligence 6064 02 February 2023


Job Title Vacancy Reference Closing Date
Research Associate (Data Management Systems) 6209 03 February 2023
Research Assistant (Compiler and Runtime Systems Group) 6208 03 February 2023
Research Associate (Decentralised and private machine learning) 6213 03 February 2023
Research Associate (Distributing big quantum computations over small quantum computers) 6223 07 February 2023
Research Associate (Data Science for Health) 6258 08 February 2023

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