Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Data Science

University of Bristol

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Position type:

Full time


£38,017 - £59,135 per annum

14 Feb 2020
12 Mar 2020

Full details:

Reference number: BRI-ACAD104468

The School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths, University of Bristol, is seeking to appoint a number of Lecturers (analogous to Assistant Professor),or Senior Lecturer, in Data Science, the level of appointment depending on the experience of the successful candidate.


The School has recently launched a new Data Science MSc programme as the first of a suite of programmes designed for delivery at our Temple Quarter Campus, due to be opened in 2023. Recruitment of students for the new programmes is progressing above expectations and we are looking for high calibre data scientists to lead the programme and a number of the teaching units and to develop the pedagogy for the programme to fit with our ethos at Temple Quarter.


Teaching will cover areas including Software Development: Programming & Algorithms; Large-Scale Data Engineering; Technology, Innovation, Business, & Society; Text Analytics; Visual Analytics.


The School is particularly strong in the areas of Cyber security, Cryptography, Artificial Intelligence, computer Vision and machine learning and is building strong partnerships with industry centred on applications of data science across a range of sectors.


The University also benefits from the work of the jean Golding Institute, a University Research Institute which provides a central hub for data science and data-intensive research across disciplines at the university.


You will be responsible for your own research programme, will be responsible for undertaking independent research (if appointed to Pathway 1), teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, and carrying out appropriate administrative tasks.


We are located in the centre of Bristol, consistently recognised as one of the UK most-livable cities. Recruitment supplement scheme available up to £5K.


Informal enquires are welcome and can be directed to: Prof. Dave Cliff (csdtc@bristol.ac.uk).


The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Thursday 12th March 2020 and interviews are expected to take place soon after.



We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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