Consumer Data Research Centre

Come and work with us! Data Scientist position available

Come and work with us! Data Scientist position available

We are seeking a highly-motivated data scientist to be based within our team in the Department of Geography at UCL, to handle highly secure data provided by a network of retailers and transform them into innovative data products to be utilised by researchers within and outside the Centre. The post is funded for 36 months in the first instance; further funding to support the post may be available in the future.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a PhD (for appointment at grade 7) or a Master’s degree graded at distinction (for appointment at grade 6B) Computer Science, Geographic Information Science (with programming), or other relevant discipline with a programming component. They will have extensive knowledge and experience in high level programming languages and methods for designing, constructing, managing and/or analysing very large databases.

It will be necessary for the successful candidate to be eligible for and to apply for Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance to enable them to work in the secure data laboratory.

Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary £29,193 – £30,783 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections).

To access the job description, person specification and to apply, please click here.

For any other enquiries about the course please contact Sarah Sheppard

Closing date 29th December 2015.

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