Senior Lecturer in Data Science

Location
London (Greater)
Posted
25 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
25 Jan 2023
Ref
058586
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Informatics is seeking applications from candidates for the position of Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Data Science), starting in June 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicant for this post will undertake research and teaching in Computer Science and Data Science. They will be assigned to teach on postgraduate or undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Department of Informatics, and will be expected to supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate projects. Accordingly, the successful applicant will need knowledge and awareness of current research and practical challenges in Data Science. A wide range of research topics are of interest, including but not limited to, data management, cleansing and analysis, machine learning, statistical and causal method, big data processing, pipeline optimisation. 

Outstanding candidates engaged in research and teaching which complements that of the existing members of the Department will be considered favourably. Domain expertise and experience, e.g. medical, science, finance, legal, are seen as an important quality to enrich an excellent computer science profile. The successful candidate will be appointed to the most relevant research group and will have the opportunity to contribute to cross-cutting hubs 

(see https://www.kcl.ac.uk/nms/depts/informatics/research/index.aspx). Research collaboration across research groups, with departmental hubs and with other Departments in the Faculty and across the College is strongly encouraged. 

Applicants must have a PhD, an excellent publication record, and the ability to attract research funding. It is essential that applicants have the enthusiasm and commitment required to contribute to the further development of the research standing of the Department of Informatics, and to make a full contribution to teaching and administrative activities. Our staff and students come from all over the world and the Department is proud of its friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged with a number of family-friendly policies, including the operation of a core hours policy, the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave. 

The Department of Informatics is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position. For further information about the Department of Informatics at King’s, please see https://nms.kcl.ac.uk/luc.moreau/informatics/overview.pdf.

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract   

This is a full-time

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