Data Scientist- University of Warwick 6 Lord Bhattacharyya Way, Coventry £45,585 – £54,395 a year – Permanent, Full-time

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  • Job ID 21717
  • Sector Data Science

Job Description



University of Warwick Campus, Coventry



Information and Digital Group

Position Type


Full Time, Permanent



£45,585 to £54,395 per annum

About the Role


Are you passionate about leveraging data to enhance the student and academic experience? The University of Warwick is seeking a dynamic and capable Data Scientist to strengthen its data capabilities.

The University of Warwick is a world-renowned institution committed to excellence in teaching, research, and the overall student and academic experience. With a rich history of innovation and a forward-thinking approach, we are seeking a talented individual to join our Data Science team.

The scope for impactful data science across the institution is large, and as part of a new capability for the university, you will play a pivotal role in shaping institutional strategies and optimizing the overall student and academic experience.

This role will work within the Data Lab, which is a new organisation being built at Warwick.

As a member of the Data Science team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of data-driven decision-making at the University.

The focus will be on innovation, digitisation and delivering something fresh for our users. Collaborating with other data professionals, we will be building effective new data products to influence institutional strategy and help deliver the best possible student and research experience.

About You


You will be enthusiastic about practical data science and collaborating with business and technical teams to realise game changing capabilities.

You will be used to working alongside reporting, analytics, governance, and data engineering teams, collaborating on the development of data products.

Knowledge of statistics and machine learning in Python is critical. The ideal candidate will also have a degree or equivalent experience in a related discipline.


About the Department


Warwick Data Labs is a new organisation being built at Warwick University. Our mission is to drive innovation with data across the university to enable the best student and researcher experience.

About the University


Born in the 60s with a mindset of boldness, imagination and collaboration, the University of Warwick is a world-leading research-intensive university with the highest academic and research standards. We’re one of the world’s top universities, ranked 67th in the world and 10th in the UK*, with 92% of our research assessed to be ‘world leading or internationally excellent’**.

You’ll be joining a diverse, innovative and globally connected community committed to igniting real world progress. Here at Warwick, we offer you opportunities to follow your ambitions as long as you bring the energy and determination to succeed.

  • QS World University Rankings 2024

** Research Excellence Framework 2021


How to Apply


For informal enquiries, please contact Simon Stearn, Chief Data Officer (

To apply please complete your essential personal details and attach a CV (where applicable) and cover letter by the closing date of 5th February 2024.

Please ensure your CV includes your most recent employment experience along with any additional relevant experience and education history.) Your cover letter should detail how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for this post.

The interviews will be held on w/c 12th and 19th February 2024.

What we Offer


We will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus Christmas closure, excellent learning and development opportunities, and savings on a wide range of products and services. We offer a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, and onsite childcare facilities.


We are proud to say that we are a Living Wage employer.

Our Commitment to Inclusion


Warwick is committed to building an organisation of mutual respect and dignity, promoting a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive working and learning environment. We recognise that everyone is different in a variety of visible and non-visible ways, and that those differences are to be recognised, respected, and valued. Where possible, we go beyond legislation to provide a place where everyone can thrive, supporting all staff to achieve their full potential. We aspire to remove economic, social, and cultural barriers that may otherwise prevent people from succeeding.

We therefore welcome and encourage applications from all communities regardless of culture, background, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion/belief, or sexual or romantic orientation.

The University currently holds a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award, Athena Swan Sliver Award and a Disability Smart Bronze Award. The University of Warwick is also one of the six founder institutions of the EUTOPIA European University Alliance.

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

The University of Warwick complies with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against anyone who makes a Disclosure relating to a conviction or other information revealed. More information is available on the University’s Vacancy pages and applicants may request a copy of the DBS Code of Practice.


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