Chair in Theoretical Computer Science at The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh
Chair in Theoretical Computer Science

The University invites applications for a newly established Chair in
Theoretical Computer Science, to be held within the Department of
Computer Science.  We seek a candidate who will further develop the
strengths of the Department and its Laboratory for Foundations of
Computer Science (LFCS).

In addition to outstanding strength in research and scholarship, the
successful candidate should provide leadership and inspiration for
fundamental research, encourage the integration of his/her own
research with that of others, and play an active role in teaching
and departmental administration.

The appointment is full-time, the salary will be within the normal
professorial salary range and the person appointed will be required to
retire at the end of the academic year in which he/she reaches the age
of 65.

Application Procedure

Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae, and the
names and addresses of 3 referees. Please include fax numbers for
referees if possible.  Applications should be addressed to the
Secretary to the University, University of Edinburgh, and sent, to
arrive not later than 31st March 1995, by post (1 Roxburgh Street,
Edinburgh, EH8 9TB, Scotland, UK), or fax +44 (0)131 650 6509.  The
taking up of references is selective and does not imply a decision
that the applicant will be placed on the final short-list for

Further particulars may be obtained from our WWW page,

or from the Head of Department,
Prof Roland N. Ibbett
Department of Computer Science
tel: +44 (0)131 650 5119
e-mail: hod@dcs.ed.ac.uk

NOTE: This advertisement does not constitute a contract of employment
and does not in any way override the terms of any contract of
employment which may be issued subsequently to the successful

The University reserves the right to make an appointment from outwith
those candidates who have submitted formal applications.