London School of Economics, Department of Statistics

Position ID: 2488-APL [#15768]
Position Title: Assistant Professorial Lectureships in Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: London, London, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: 2020/04/19help popup (posted 2020/03/02, listed until 2020/04/19)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professorial Lectureships in Data Science Salary is no less than £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website

Applications for these new posts are invited from outstanding teachers in the field of data science, with a focus on computational aspects. The successful candidates will join an established and successful department and contribute to the teaching and management of its BSc and MSc Data Science programmes and courses developed for other departments. The posts are tenable from 1st August 2020.

Please note that this is an Education Career Track post. Candidates for these posts should have a track record of excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to education.

Candidates should have: a strong track record in teaching, the ability to teach computer science courses on topics such as programming, databases, and distributed computation for processing large datasets and solving large-scale machine learning tasks at undergraduate and postgraduate level, experience in teaching that involves the use of modern data science software tools and technologies, real-world datasets, and strong interpersonal and networking skills. The successful candidate will join a vibrant research and teaching environment in the Department of Statistics. Data science is a key priority area in the LSE 2030 strategy, which provides exciting opportunities for creating new initiatives, collaborations, and making an impact in this area.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for these posts can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with these jobs include occupational pension scheme, a collegial environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

To apply for these posts, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email The closing date for receipt of applications is 19 April 2020 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 18 May.

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