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Imperial College London is a world-leading, science-based institution and a leader in engaging with industry. The Corporate Partnerships Team plays a key role in supporting these research collaborations and seeks a highly motivated Corporate Partnerships Associate to assist in their development.

The post-holder will work with global companies and our world class researchers to nurture collaborations toward new and exciting scientific discoveries and technologies. The core focus will be as a service provider to the Faculty of Engineering (FoE) and the Associate will work closely with the College’s newly created Data Science Institute and its academic team.

The successful candidate will combine strong relationship skills with technical knowledge and so be able to work effectively in both corporate and university environments, and across the Faculty's subject domains. A strategic and analytical mind-set coupled with an understanding of the academic environment, as well as research and product innovation processes, is essential.

To apply for this position, and for more information, please visit the main page. The deadline is at midnight, January 27th 2015, and interviews are scheduled for the week starting…

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JobCentre.jpgBy Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director.

Over the last few years, HESA's study of graduate careers has awarded computer science with the unwelcome honour of the lowest employment rate of all graduates. Last year, about 14% of computer scientists were unemployed six months after graduation. So what's wrong with computer scientists?

We will soon be attending a strategy meeting on the future of UK computer science degrees, and we want to represent your thoughts on this problem. If you have any ideas or arguments, please comment below, email us or tweet with the hashtag #wwwcs.

Industry has reported unfulfilled demand for computer science positions, which seems odd with a surfeit of computer scientists available. It's not yet clear whether the positions are being offered to graduates from other disciplines or being left vacant. There have also been complaints from industry that 

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