UCL Energy Institute


We're hiring: Lecturer (Teaching) in Energy and Data Analytics

11 July 2022

We are seeking an inspiring Lecturer to join the team teaching on our Energy Systems and Data Analytics MSc as the Deputy Programme Director.

Lecturer (Teaching) in Energy and Data Analytics

Key information

  • Job Reference: 1885647
  • UCL Department / Division: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources, UCL Energy Institute
  • Location of position: London
  • Grade: 8
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £45,610 - £53,757 per annum
  • Closing Date: 6 August 2022, 23:59 (UK time)
  • Interview date: TBC

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Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Energy Institute is looking for an inspirational and dynamic Lecturer (Teaching) to join the team teaching on our Energy Systems and Data Analytics MSc. Established in 2017, this is the first programme of its kind in the UK focused on how the digital transformation of the sector can support the net zero transition required to mitigate climate change.  The appointee will also become a key member of the UCL Energy Institute’s Energy Systems and Artificial Intelligence Lab sits within a wider energy and data science theme which works across the whole energy system.

Teaching is a recognised career pathway at UCL and teaching-focused professional advancement is possible up to the professorial level. The post holder will be Deputy Programme Director and will teach and lead a module on energy data analysis and support teaching on other modules. They will be responsible for the MSc Dissertation process and prepare and develop material for new modules to expand the programme.  In addition, the post holder will significantly contribute to running the programme and any associated managerial and administrative tasks.

Key Requirements

The selected candidate will ideally be educated to PhD level and have previous experience of delivering teaching at postgraduate level including providing pastoral support for students. They will have evidence of developing and using artificial intelligence or machine learning to tackle real world problems relating to the energy system and decarbonisation.

Excellent understanding of data science programming languages (i.e. Python, C++, R, SQL etc) and knowledge of relational databases, SQL and cloud platforms is essential.  The postholder will also have experience of supervising postgraduate dissertations and/or doctoral theses as well as ambition to grow both as a teacher and as an effective developer and manager of educational programmes.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed via this link.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact: bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk.

If you have specific questions about the role, please contact Dr Aidan O’Sullivan: aidan.osullivan@ucl.ac.uk  

UCL Taking Action for Equality 

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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