Data Science Intern

Job summary

Do you love diving deep into data, models and algorithms? Are you dedicated to solving real-world problems? The Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) is looking for a Data Science Intern to join us for a minimum of 8 weeks. The IGHI forms part of Imperial’s strategy to find solutions to global challenges by focusing multidisciplinary research expertise on addressing international issues. IGHI focuses on the delivery of high quality...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01354
  • Date posted 11 July 2019
  • Closing date 8 August 2019

Job description

Job summary

Do you love diving deep into data, models and algorithms? Are you dedicated to solving real-world problems?

The Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) is looking for a Data Science Intern to join us for a minimum of 8 weeks. The IGHI forms part of Imperial’s strategy to find solutions to global challenges by focusing multidisciplinary research expertise on addressing international issues. IGHI focuses on the delivery of high quality and internationally relevant research organised around seven centres of excellence.  

One of the centres is the Centre for Health Policy (CHP) which creates high-quality, clinically-driven research on the most important strategic challenges facing health systems.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be independently selecting the most appropriate statistical methodologies for analysis of healthcare datasets across a variety of projects.

Essential requirements

You must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Maths, having the ability to select appropriate statistical methodology when analysing data.

You must be an enthusiastic, organised and highly competent person able to multi-task and to work to deadlines.

Further information

This role is full-time and fixed-term for a minimum of 8 weeks.

When applying provide samples of your work (such as presentations, papers, or demos).

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Sabina Negut – s.negut@imperial.ac.uk

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.