Education & Teaching Fellow (Data Science)

Imperial College London - Department of Computing/Data Science Institute

Fixed-term for 36 months

An Education & Teaching Fellow is sought to join the Data Science Institute (DSI), Imperial College London. This diverse role encompasses course development and support for the provision of data science education for students of various technical backgrounds and degree levels. The post holder will be expected to design, deliver and support teaching to Imperial students, help plan and prepare further integration of data science education into existing College courses, and support the development of data science education for professionals.

It is anticipated that the DSI Education and Teaching Fellow will support and deliver modules in data science for students on MSc and undergraduate courses within Imperial College Business School and the School of Dyson Engineering in the first instance, as well as courses for postgraduate research students. The post holder will be expected to work alongside colleagues in the Institute to expand the provision of Institute’s education activities with other departments, and plan and implement the provision of summer schools and executive education programmes.

This is an exciting post for an energetic, passionate Data Science expert, allowing them to develop new and innovative ways to teach Data Science to students across multiple research backgrounds and platforms. The post holder must have a relevant first degree or a postgraduate qualification or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Additionally, applicants should have relevant experience, or be able to demonstrate the potential to teach and prepare data science courses effectively and enthusiastically at university level. Data science technical competence is essential.

The DSI launched in April 2014 as Imperial College’s fifth cross-faculty Institute providing a focal point for multidisciplinary data-driven research, supplying technology support for partners, and educating the next generation of data scientists. It has grown quickly over the past two years, and continues to expand. Further information on the Data Science Institute can be found on our webpages.

The appointed candidate will be working at the South Kensington Campus.

This post is equivalent to that of “Lecturer” in the United States.

How to apply:
Our preferred method of application is online via our website at: (please select “job search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

Applications must include the following:

  • A college application form, quoting job reference number EN20160444LE on the form
  • A full CV

Informal e-mail enquiries may be made to Alice Ashley-Smith (

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