Lecturer in Data Science

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£44,414 - £54,421 per annum
06 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description:

The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Lecturer in Data Science.

The successful applicant will undertake research in line with the School’s research strategy, teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and contribute to School administration/outreach activity.

The principal aims of this post are: to develop a research and teaching programme in Data Science applied and allied to the work of a range of programmes linked to the Belfast City Deal and the Centre for Public Health (CPH) and the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences; to increase and advance the use of data science methodologies to the evaluation of City Deal programmes and to public health; to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level; and contribute to School and CPH administration/outreach activity.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Primary or Master’s Degree in mathematics, statistics or a cognate subject.
  • PhD in a subject area related to Data Science, Medical Statistics, Computer Science or Epidemiology.
  • A minimum of three years’ research experience at postdoctoral level in a relevant field.
  • Recent, relevant publications in peer reviewed/refereed journals that are recognised internationally as being high quality, commensurate with experience.
  • Experience in performing statistical analysis using STATA, SAS, R or Python.
  • Experience and expertise in use of a range of methods for the analysis of Big Data in health sciences.
  • Willingness to apply these methods in public health and the programmes of the Belfast Regional City Deal.
  • Research profile which complements the research priorities and strengths of the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences.
  • Experience of presentations at national and international meetings and conferences.
  • Relevant teaching experience at University Level.
  • Relevant academic administrative/management experience.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.  For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

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