The area of analytics and data science at the Fashion Business School is situated within our specialist fashion education offer and related research. The Lecturer in Analytics and Sata Science will be responsible for teaching, curriculum development, and on-going scholarship in this important growth area in the Fashion Business School and the London College of Fashion. The post-holder will work collaboratively within a course team and beyond, deploying specialist expertise, to develop online and on-campus pedagogy and curriculum in innovative and critical directions. Involvement in research and industry projects is also an important part of this role.
A Masters qualification (or higher) in a related analytics and/data science discipline is essential, with active research interests in a quantitative discipline (e.g., AI, Machine Learning, Time Series Analysis & Forecasting, Statistics, Data Mining, or Econometrics). Experience working with programming languages and business intelligence tools such as R studio, SPSS, Power BI/Tableau is essential, Python and SQL is highly desirable. You will also have a strong interest in applying your analytical and data science expertise and research to the fashion arena and related fields and be prepared to work collaboratively in cross disciplinary teams.
Experience in teaching and assessment in a higher education environment with evidence of research, knowledge exchange and/or professional practice within a data and analytics discipline are essential. A teaching qualification (or the willingness to obtain one), and a professional qualification in data analytics, forecasting, big data, management, or marketing are desirable as well as teaching or industry experience within a fashion context.
We are UAL
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.
London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose-built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.
If you have any queries about this role, please contact the Recruiting Manager Gabriela Daniels at [email protected].
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Closing date: 23:55, 10th July 2023.
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