Lecturer/Associate Professor in Social Data Science
University College London - UCL Geography
United Kingdom

The Department of Geography at University College London is expanding its research and teaching initiatives in data science and related areas. To support this growth, the Department invites applications for the position of Lecturer/Associate Professor in Social Data Science. The Department encourages applications both from those trained in Quantitative Social Science (eg Quantitative Human Geography) and from those with expertise in fields such as Computational Social Science, Data Science, Statistics and Computer Science, who would welcome the opportunity to work in a Social Science Department. As well as carrying out research, the successful applicant will play a key role in developing a new MSc in Social and Geographic Data Science in Social and Geographic Data Science, which will bring together teaching on the technological, social and political aspects of social data.

Applicants should demonstrate evidence of ability to undertake and publish internationally excellent research that enhance the Department’s existing profile and interests. They must also demonstrate an aptitude for teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department encourages applicants who have a track record of interdisciplinary collaboration and public engagement are particularly welcome.

UCL vacancy reference: 1820678       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

For further details about this post, please contact Professor Andrew Barry a.barry@ucl.ac.uk

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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