Lecturer in Applied Data Science (Teaching & Scholarship)

    • Salary£42,155 - £51,805 per year
    • Grade Grade 7
    • Contract status Fixed term
    • Hours of work Full-time Based at University of York campus
    • Interview date Monday 17 October 2022
    • Posted Date09/09/2022
    • Apply by02/10/2022

    Job Reference11223Documents


      We are seeking to appoint a lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship) to contribute to a new MSc program in Applied Data Science.  Topics to be taught will include Programming, Statistics, Machine Learning, Big Data, and Data Visualization.  The program will equip science graduates with a range of Data Science skills that can be used across scientific disciplines, either in academia or industry.  The appointee will support the development of course material for the new programme, will deliver some teaching for the course, and work to provide an excellent student experience for students.   There may also be opportunities to gain experience in the admissions and marketing aspects of the course development.

        We particularly welcome and encourage applications from female candidates, and candidates from minority ethnic backgrounds, who are under-represented within the academic staff group in the Department of Chemistry. Flexibility is offered and the role can be undertaken part-time by agreement.

        The main purpose of the role Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

        This role is available on a fixed-term basis for 36 months.

        Interview date: Monday 17 October 2022

        For informal inquiries: please contact the Head of Department, Professor Caroline Dessert ([email protected];) 

        The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

        We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian, or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

        We offer family-friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

        As a department, we strive to provide a working environment that allows all staff and students to contribute fully, flourish, and excel. We are proud of our Athena SWAN Gold Award.

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        To develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material that create interest, understanding, and enthusiasm amongst students

        To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of postgraduate teaching

        To contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies

        To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities associated with the course    

        PhD in Science, Maths, Computer Science or a closely related subject, and appropriate academic teaching qualification or willingness to complete this

        Specialist knowledge of data science, and its application to scientific problems

        Well-developed analytical, IT and communication skills with the ability to present at conferences 

        Knowledge, ability, experience and commitment to designing and delivering teaching and learning at undergraduate level chemistry to enthuse and engage students

        Commitment to and Understanding of Equality and Diversity Issues

        Demonstrable capacity for creative thinking and planning with attention to detail, a positive attitude and commitment to personal development

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