The Leonardo Centre at Imperial College Business School, one of GOLDEN’s main research hubs, is looking for a Data Scientist. 

Job summary

Are you a data scientist who is looking for an opportunity to study and experiment with innovative models of business enterprise for the creation of economic and social value? The Leonardo Centre at Imperial College Business School is seeking an Advanced Research Fellow to join its collaborative platform for knowledge specialists, working with executives, entrepreneurs, investors, value chain partners, unions, government institutions, local communities and NGOs.

The collaborative platform includes a dataset of published corporate sustainability initiatives, to design and test the impact of change in the business enterprise. The overarching goal is to contribute to the development of an integrative, just and sustainable model of economic and social development by discovering, testing and diffusing new logics of the enterprise.

Duties and responsibilities

    • Research design and grant writing
    • Large scale dataset management, integration and analysis
    • Modelling and history friendly simulations
    • Data analysis and visualisation of the evolution of the phenomenon
    • Reporting results in various formats and for different audiences
    • Project development in collaboration with business and other institutions

Publishing research papers in leading academic journals, independently or in collaboration with a member of faculty.

Essential requirements

    • Completed PhD in scientific domains relevant to the study of corporate sustainability
    • Strong quantitative analytical skills
    • Diversity of methodological skills, spanning quantitative designs and analytical approaches, including simulations with systems dynamics and/or agent based modelling
    • Capacity to work autonomously, with a proactive, developmental, mindset
    • Cognitive flexibility to apply personal skills to diverse empirical phenomena
    • Value alignment with the overall mission of the Leonardo Centre

Further information

The post is for a fixed term until 31 October 2023, with the possibility of renewal for an additional two years (subject to funding).

Find more information on how to apply here.

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