Current opportunities and vacancies

Data Scientist

Are you an adaptable, curious and ambitious data scientist interested in managing data, developing services and supporting research related to pressing urban challenges? Are you comfortable working in a range of application areas, curating, using and distilling information from data sources that range in scale and complexity? Do you have an array of technical specialisms that cover areas such as spatial and big data management and analytics?

If so, please consider applying for our Data Scientist role, part of Urban Big Data Centre’s core Data Science Team. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of ongoing research and data curation activities, shaping their role to reflect their interests and expertise, and with ongoing opportunities for personal professional development.

This post is funded for 2 years at the University of Glasgow Management, Professional and Administrative Grade level 7, £36,382 - £40,927 per annum.

For more details and to apply please visit the University of Glasgow online jobs portal (vacancy reference number: 074828).

Deadline for applications: 23:45 (GMT) on 19 January 2022.

Data Scientist – Data Storytelling Engineer

Are you an experienced designer and developer of data visualisations, dashboards and online interfaces? Do you have a combination of excellent creative design, UI/UX development and information presentation skills? Are you capable of rapidly producing creative technical solutions that meet identified end user needs?

If you can answer yes to these questions, Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC) at the University of Glasgow encourages you to apply for its new role of Data Storytelling Engineer, part of its core Data Science team. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing data driven dashboards, interactive visualisations and other forms of immersive data storytelling that enhance the accessibility and impact of Centre outputs, analyses and indicators.

This post is funded for 2 years at the University of Glasgow Management, Professional and Administrative Grade level 7, £36,382 - £40,927 per annum.

For more details and to apply please visit the University of Glasgow online jobs portal (vacancy reference number: 074829).

Deadline for applications: 23:45 (GMT) on 19 January 2022.

Research Associate

The Urban Big Data Centre is seeking a Research Associate to make a leading contribution to research on urban sensing and analytics using new forms of data, working with Dr Qunshan Zhao. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct work within this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow. You will need a background in the sensing technologies such as remote sensing, stationary sensing, and/or portable sensing. Strong quantitative research skills in the social sciences domain is a plus. An interest in the role of new forms of data in urban research, in social surveys and/or in urban sensors would be welcome.

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade 7, £36,382 - £40,927 per annum. This post is full time and fixed term for 2 years.

For more details and to apply please visit the University of Glasgow online jobs portal (vacancy reference number: 076147).

Deadline for applications: 23:45 (GMT) on 25 January 2022.

 


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