|Salary:||£47,414 to £55,850|
|Placed On:||23rd January 2023|
|Closes:||26th February 2023|
The UCL Department of Information Studies (DIS) in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities is launching a new BSc Information in Society programme at UCL East from 2024. The department also offers postgraduate qualifications for the library, archive, and information professions, publishing, information and data science and digital humanities, and collaborates in the delivery of an inter-faculty BSc in Information Management for Business. We have a strong international reputation for research.
About the role
We are seeking an innovative researcher to appoint to a full-time lectureship beginning in August 2023 who can teach and research in the broad field of data science and its role in a well-functioning society. We are particularly interested in applicants who could contribute to ongoing or new research in one or more of the following areas: data-driven research in the humanities, addressing social issues arising from! the use of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence or machine learning, data-driven decision making and social justice, or emerging related interdisciplinary areas. The purpose of the research should be to contribute new interdisciplinary data-driven knowledge of relevance to a humanities or social science discipline.
A broad knowledge of data science in the humanities or social sciences sufficient to teach a range of related topics mainly at undergraduate university level. Expert knowledge sufficient to deliver advanced level teaching focussed on developing fundamental computational and mathematical skills relevant to data science. Teaching and teaching support experience at university level. PhD in a relevant subject. Please upload a CV and supporting statement together with your application. Any additional files, such as research documents or certificates are not compulsory but you are able to upload if you wish. UCL will be asking for re! ferences after shortlisting for interviews therefore no information is needed at this point. If you have any questions related to the application system and how to apply, please email Dimitrios Kraniotis at - if you have any questions related to the post / role, please email Dr Adam Crymble at
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: • 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) • Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE) • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan • Immigration loan • Relocation scheme for certain posts • On-Site nursery • On-site gym • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay • Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service • Discounted medical insurance ! Visit htt ps://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.
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