The School of Computer Science and Statistics (SCSS) at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) for a 5-year tenure track.

Here is the official description:

The School of Computer Science and Statistics is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence). The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher and teacher who has a strong international research track record and the potential to become a research leader. A strong commitment to teaching, research excellence, developing academic and industrial research partnerships, and the ability to establish a dynamic, high impact, world-class research programme are essential. Candidates in all human facing aspects of AI will be considered. Applications are encouraged from candidates working in areas including, but not limited to: Information Retrieval (including proactive, interactive and conversational IR); forms of digital engagement that are task-oriented, personalised, context-aware, explainable and trustworthy; and approaches to digital engagement employing deep neural networks or knowledge graphs. The post holder will join a vibrant School, top ranked in Ireland, and will be affiliated with the ADAPT Research Centre for Digital Content Technology, which pioneers new forms of proactive, scalable and integrated AI-Driven Digital Content Technology that empower individuals and society to engage in digital experiences with control, inclusion and accountability.

The successful applicant must have a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline. The School particularly welcomes applicants who will play an active role in interdisciplinary research within the School, E3 and the University. The E3 initiative is an ambitious project to expand education and research activities across three of its Schools: Computer Science and Statistics, Engineering, and Natural Sciences.

The School will support the successful applicant with funding to recruit one PhD student. Furthermore, the postholder can seek further PhD funding under the SFI funded Centres for Research Training (CRTs) hosted in the School which all offer PhD positions in AI-related areas. The successful candidate can join the SFI funded ADAPT Research Centre for Digital Content Technology and benefit from its large and diverse streams of research funding. With its CRTs and SFI Research Centres, the School offers a supportive environment for researchers to advance their careers.

The application deadline is the 28th Jan 2020 and entrance salaries are typically slightly below €50k/year, though they relatively quickly increase up to around €85k/year. For more details visit


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