Robert Sansom Professorship


The Board of Electors to the Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of systems research to take up appointment on 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in Computer Science and Technology, and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence.  They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration.  The Professor will be based in Cambridge.  A competitive salary will be offered.

Further information is available at our website by clicking APPLY or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 28 February 2019.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Jon Crowcroft, Convenor of Board of Electors, telephone: +44 (0)1223 763633 or email: