Principal Data Scientist – Smart Manufacturing
UE09 - £53,348 - £60,022
The Data Lab / College of Science and Engineering
Fixed Term to March 2025 (possibility of extension)
You will lead, and be accountable for, the service design and delivery of a specialist area of data science services at The Data Lab. As Principal Data Scientist (Specialist) you will have considerable autonomy over a well-defined area of data science effort and will act as a leader within this area. The role will include, or may develop to include, line management duties, as well as ownership of stakeholder management, process development, and technical delivery within your remit.
The Data Lab is Scotland’s innovation centre for data and AI. The Data Lab was founded in 2014 as part of Scotland’s Innovation Centres programme.
At The Data Lab, we believe that data can change lives and make Scotland a better place. Data has become one of the most valuable resources which has the power to create a more productive economy, a better society and tackle climate change. So we act as a catalyst, using our expertise, network of companies, public sector organisations and universities, funding and platform to change how Scotland, and the world, innovates with data. www.thedatalab.com
At The Data Lab we live by our values of Support, Respect, Innovate and Growth. If you work for us you will have the opportunity to work and build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in private and public sectors as well as in academia. But most importantly you will play an important part in making a difference to people’s lives and making Scotland fairer and better.
Through hubs in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness, we foster innovation through collaboration, build skills and grow talent, and champion Scotland’s data science community.
Your skills and attributes for success:
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As a valued member of our team you can expect:
An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.
The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.
If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages
On this occasion the University will not consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this role. International workers will therefore only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.