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Lecturer in Applied Data Science (Teaching & Scholarship)

Lecturer in Applied Data Science (Teaching & Scholarship)

The University of York offers the Graduate and Postgraduate Scholarship for international and UK students who wish to study in the field of Learning and Teaching. The award amount is £42,155 – £51,805, and there is no limit to the number of scholarships available. Students can apply for this scholarship by completing an online application.

Application Deadline: October 02, 2022

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Brief Description

  • Organization: University of York
  • Department: Chemistry
  • Course level: Graduate and Postgraduate
  • Award Amount: £42,155 – £51,805
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International Student
  • Subject: Learning and Teaching
  • Eligible Countries: All international and UK students are eligible to apply.
  • Eligibility: Students can apply for the Graduate and Postgraduate offered at the University of York

Lecturer in Applied Data Science (Teaching & Scholarship).


We are looking for a lecturer passionate about teaching Data Science to join our new MSc program. The ideal candidate will have experience in programming, statistics, machine learning, big data, and data visualization. They will be responsible for developing course material, delivering lectures, and providing an excellent student experience. There may also be opportunities to get involved in admissions and marketing for the new program.

We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment where all staff and students can thrive. We are proud of our Athena SWAN Gold Award.

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


  • Develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material that create students’ interest, understanding, and enthusiasm.
  • 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

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

  • Ph.D. in Science, Maths, Computer Science or a closely related subject, and appropriate academic teaching qualification or willingness to complete this
  • The 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

How to Apply

Please contact the Head of Department, Professor Caroline Dessert, to apply for this position at [email protected] Include your CV and a brief statement of interest. Informal inquiries can also be made through this email.

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