Lecturer (Teaching) in Social Data Science

Social and Historical Sciences

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 09th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £45,610 - £53,757 per annum
  • REF: 1881561
  • Closes: 04th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Led by the Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences (SHS), the Social Data Institute (SODA) is a new initiative that will amplify UCLs advanced research and teaching in social data and methods. It will draw strength from the breadth of expertise and interests in the disciplines within SHS, uniquely placing it at the centre of both the practical and ethical challenges that come with the innovative uses of data to understand society.

The Social Data Institute (SODA) would like to recruit a full time Lecturer (Teaching) in Social Data Science (1.0 FTE) on a open ended basis to deliver world-leading data and methods teaching across the faculty of Social and Historical Sciences.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new initiative and influence and inform its teaching offer across a faculty where there is a high demand for data science skills.

Key Requirements

The post-holder will hold a PhD qualification in quantitative/data science aspects of any of the SHS relevant subject areas. Relevant undergraduate, or postgraduate teaching experience is essential.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Katy Hamilton, K.Hamilton@ucl.ac.uk.

For any informal queries about the role, please contact James Cheshire (SODA Director), James.Cheshire@ucl.ac.uk.

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4 Feb 2022

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