Professor of Data Analytics - G804

Newcastle University - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Education, Communication & Language Science

The School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences (ECLS), that sits within the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences (HASS) at Newcastle University is seeking to recruit to a new post of Professor of Data Analytics in Education to lead a team of researchers within the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University and build research capacity in the analysis of big data.

This post holder will be based in the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences but will have major part in collaborating with other specialists in data analytics across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) and the Faculties of Medical Sciences (FMS) and of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAGE). The post is one of a number funded by the University’s Research Innovation Fund and will link to the existing specialism in digital civics, spatial analytics and in health more generally. It will also fit within the activity of the Newcastle Institute for Social Renewal.

For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Professor James Law, Director of Research in ECLS at

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We are the proud recipients of an institutional silver Athena SWAN award demonstrating our achievements and on-going commitment to achieving gender equality. We value diversity at Newcastle University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

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