Current Opportunities

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

Academic Vacancies

Lecturer in Data Science - closing date Sunday 8th October 2017

Lancaster University is creating a world-class interdisciplinary team of researchers focused on solving contemporary data-science challenges in areas as diverse as health, the environment and society. The School of Computing and Communications are seeking to hire a new Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in Data Science within the departmental Data Science group to further strengthen this team.  

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Research Vacancies

Research Associate (Digital Threads) - closing date Thursday 24th August 2017

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate to work on the AHRC project Digital Threads focused on ¬promoting economic development by capturing the cultural heritage of rural weaving practices in Malaysia. 

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PhD Studentships

PhD Studentships in Data Science Foundations and Applications - closing date 23rd August 2017

Lancaster’s Data Science Institute (DSI) is recruiting several PhD students, fully-funded over 3.5 years by EPSRC. DSI is a major multi-disciplinary initiative that brings together over 100 academics to engage with cutting edge Data Science research. We act as a catalyst for the field of Data Science and provide an end-to-end interdisciplinary research capability - from infrastructure and fundamentals through to globally relevant problem domains and the social, legal and ethical issues raised by the use of Data Science. 

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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.