Teaching Fellow in Computational Data Science

Job summary

The purpose of this Teaching Fellow post is to support the teaching requirements in the fields of Computational Data Science and Machine Learning in the Department of Earth Science and Engineering at Imperial College London. Primarily this will focus on a newly established MSc in Applied Computational Science and Engineering but will also involve supporting the development of additional degree programmes and modules planned in the fields of...

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG01774
  • Date posted 29 June 2021
  • Closing date 3 September 2021

Job description

Job summary

The purpose of this Teaching Fellow post is to support the teaching requirements in the fields of Computational Data Science and Machine Learning in the Department of Earth Science and Engineering at Imperial College London. Primarily this will focus on a newly established MSc in Applied Computational Science and Engineering but will also involve supporting the development of additional degree programmes and modules planned in the fields of Computational and Data Science. The postholder will be responsible for supporting the design and delivery of the learning outcomes, teaching material, technologies, assessment and feedback, as well as project supervision, for computational data science-based teaching activities in the degree programmes within the Department.

Duties and responsibilities

Your duties will include the following:

  • You will be required to prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials, problems classes and other training to students in the areas of computational science, data science and machine learning.
  • You will supervise student projects in these areas, providing advice on study skills and help them with learning problems.
  • You will contribute to the ongoing development and modernisation of computational/data science teaching within undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in the department.
  • To contribute to the integration of modern teaching technology such as automated assessment tools, GitHub Classroom, Microsoft teams, VLE’s.

Essential requirements

You should have a relevant degree and have, or are nearing completion of, a PhD or equivalent in Research Software Engineering, Computational Science, Data Science, Machine Learning or a closely related discipline.

You should a specialist knowledge in the relevant discipline and of teaching methods and techniques within computational data science

You should have knowledge of research software engineering best practises and DevOps.

Further information

This is a full time, open-ended position.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Professor Matthew Piggott - m.d.piggott@imperial.ac.uk

 

To apply, visit www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs and search by the job reference ENG01774

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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.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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