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Our aim is to support the Data Science community by creating links and increase visibility on current work and professional development opportunities. 

Jobs within The Data Lab

The Data Lab aims to ensure equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race. Flexible working arrangements can be discussed. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

There are currently no vacancies within The Data Lab.


Jobs in Scotland

Unless indicated otherwise, the following opportunities are offered by organisations external to The Data Lab.  If you are interested or have any questions regarding any of these vacancies, please contact the offering organisation directly.

Data Scientist in Residence – The University of Edinburgh

Applications are invited for the post of Data Scientist-in-Residence within the Data Education in Schools Programme. This is a unique, world-leading programme that will bring data science education to school-aged learners across the Edinburgh city region.

You will be part of a growing team supporting the development of a data curriculum and will work closely with the project team, colleagues in the wider DDI and teachers in primary and secondary schools as well as develop and shape this exciting programme.

You will have either a higher degree in data science, statistics or a related discipline or with equivalent experience of working in a data-related field. We want you to bring your expertise and enthusiasm for the subject and work with curriculum developers to create engaging, high quality and effective learning resources for young people.

You will also be supporting a programme of professional learning in data education for teachers across the region and although you may not currently have a background in teaching, you will have the willingness to work within this context and have the creativity and communication skills to do so effectively.

This is an eight-year programme which is funded by the Edinburgh city region deal.  There are 528 schools in the City Region, with 113,000 school learners, this programme aims to offer all school-aged learners in the region the opportunity to access a data education.

We would welcome applications from a range of backgrounds and would support secondment opportunities.

This a full time (35 hours), fixed term post for 24 months.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 4th March 2020, 5pm (GMT)

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Data Scientist – Healthy Nibbles

We’re looking for someone with a robust analytical toolkit and ability to roll up their sleeves to help drive optimal business decisions and insights. In this role, you will have the opportunity to connect across multiple functions including Sales, Product, Customer Success and Marketing, providing analytical frameworks and insights to support strategic decisions.

Your mission is to provide insights to our teams that enable fast and accurate business decisions, build a data driven culture to empower our teams to uncover data insights on their own, and develop novel ways of looking at and understanding our data.

The insights you are providing will help shape employee engagement and nutrition in some of the biggest businesses around.

With several newly innovative offerings you’ll be expected to ask questions, connect the dots, and uncover opportunities that lie hidden within all with the ultimate goal of realising the data’s full potential.

To apply for the role:
Please send your CV to sara@healthynibbles.co.uk with ‘Data Scientist Application’ in the subject line.

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