Current Opportunities

The following opportunities may be of interest to those wanting to pursue data science related research.

Academic Vacancies

Lecturer in Statistics - closing date Monday 15th January 2018

Lancaster University's Mathematics & Statistics department are seeking applications from candidates with experience of methodological statistics research arising from real-world challenges. They particularly encourage applications from those with established collaborations in the medical, environmental or social sciences. 

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Research Vacancies

Research Associate: Chatty Factories - closing date Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Computational Design for Advanced Manufacturing at the Imagination Lab in Lancaster University’s Institute for Contemporary Arts. 

You will conduct research within the EPSRC funded ‘Chatty Factories’ project (EP/R021031/1), which is a collaboration between Lancaster University, Cardiff, Bath, Nottingham and Edinburgh. The Chatty Factories project investigates novel uses of Internet-of-Things (IoT), robotic fabrication and data-driven technologies to build ‘Factories of the Future’.

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Research Associate - closing date Friday 15th December 2017

An exciting opportunity exists for a statistical researcher on the Innovate UK funded LHOFT project (Liverpool - Humber Optimisation of Freight Transport). The LHOFT project seeks to unlock the full potential of the ports and logistics services along the M62 corridor to better move freight originating from or destined for the north of England. 

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Masters Studentships

Our MSc Data Science programme offers students the opportunity to gain the skills needed to succeed in Data Science and to shape their learning according to their interests.  To learn more about our Programme and any funding opportunities please visit our Education pages.