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Data Scientist

Central London - Hybrid (3 days on-site)


Placement Type:



£78,000 per annum, pro rata (PAYE)

Start Date:


We work in partnership with a multinational tech company to recruit a talented Data Scientist for 6 months contract, offering £78.000 per annum, pro rata (PAYE). 

What you’ll do:

-Collaborating with researchers and engineers to identify the research questions and hypotheses to answer, formulate research methodologies, develop tractable analysis plans, evaluation metrics, and statistical models 

-Owning the compilation, extraction, restructuring and quality control of datasets including human quant data and ML outputs 

-Designing and evaluating models to mathematically express and solve defined problems with limited domain precedent 

-Drawing inferences and quantifying uncertainty from data analysis results, and communicating those results to collaborators and external audiences by contributing to academic publication

Main Skills: 

-Research skills 

-Experience designing and executing research would be a major advantage

-Interest in AI & human-computer-interaction 

-Knowledge of, and interest in, machine learning research would be very helpful for this role in order to understand the data and select the best methods for the task based on the existing literature and similar projects. -Creativity – This project is at a fairly novel intersection of disciplines, where multiple approaches to data analysis might render useful results but there is not one clear path forward. A creative approach to the problem and a willingness to engage deeply with the foundational research questions we are trying to answer is essential. 

-Academic publishing experience- Some experience with academic publishing would be helpful in informing the presentation of methods, analyses and interpretations for external audiences.

If the above sounds like you and this role aligns with your future goals, contact Aquent today!

The next steps will be shared with shortlisted candidates by Wednesday 30th August. 

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Client Description

Our Client is a multinational technology company, specialising in Internet-related services and products; including online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. The atmosphere is relaxed with a diverse and innovative culture. Opportunities for growth and progression and networking with like-minded people across the business and beyond.


Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.