The Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) is now inviting applications for the fifth cohort of its leading Data Scientist Internship Programme. Paid internships are available for a fixed term period of 12 months, commencing end September 2020, to help drive research activity across each of LIDA’s constituent areas: health informatics, urban analytics, statistical and mathematical methods, and visualisation and immersive technologies.

LIDA are looking for graduates from a wide range of backgrounds who have a keen interest in using data and statistical and predictive techniques to answer real-world questions. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to own delivery of data science projects and get hands-on technical experience using real data. You will also be able to build your capacity in advanced analytics through the benefit of supervisor mentorship as well as training in programming, visualisation and statistical analysis.

Internship start date: 28th Sept 2020

Length of internship: 12 months fixed term contract, full time (35 hrs per week)

Salary: Grade 5 sp17: £23,067 pa

Closing date for applications: Friday 17th July 2020

Interviews: will be held remotely in August

For more information on the Programme, and to see information about the current cohort of interns and the kinds of projects on which they are working, please visit the LIDA website.

APPLY ONLINE for an internship by visiting the University of Leeds jobs site (job number PSLDA1000).

Please contact Kylie Norman, Programme Co-ordinator, or if you have any questions.