Research opportunities at the School of Computing

Talented researchers are being urged to apply for PhD and research associate positions in the School of Computing at Kent.

The School is a welcoming and supportive environment that has been recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. We are a well-balanced, inclusive and diverse community that aims to further enhance our achievements and reputation in teaching, research and innovation.

The School has internationally-recognised research in five broad research groups:

  • Programming Languages and Systems
  • Cyber Security
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Computing Education

The REF 2014 ranked us in the top quartile of 89 UK Computing departments, coming 22ndfor Research Power and 12th for Research Intensity, and we anticipate improving on this in the next REF. Research income in the school tripled in the year 2015/16. The School currently has some 45 research students across all its research groups.