UCL’s Department of Computer Science (CS) is a top-ranked Computer Science Department in the UK. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) evaluation, UCL Computer Science was ranked second in the UK for research power and first in England.
About the role
This position will play a key role in developing and running the UCL CDT for Foundational Artificial Intelligence. We’re looking for an enthusiastic person with solid organisational and managerial skills to help us shape the CDT in such a way that will enable some of the brightest PhD candidates in this field to fulfil their potential. The post is integral to the success of the CDT and offers scope for someone with vision and ambition. The main purpose of the job is to set up and run the CDT on a day to day basis with responsibility for a range of processes, organisational and management duties, and input into the overall strategic direction of the CDT.
Applicants will have excellent organisational and time management skills, attention to detail and the ability to collate and present management level information. They will be able to draft correspondence and reports. With excellent written and verbal communication skills the role holder must also demonstrate the capacity to handle conflicting deadlines. Experience of dealing effectively with multiple stakeholder groups will be an advantage.Please use the ‘Apply’ button above to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Yonita Carter.
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: • 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) • Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE) • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan • Immigration loan • Relocation scheme for certain posts • On-Site nursery • On-site gym • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay • Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service • Discounted medical insurance Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.