Subject Matter Expert - Data Science (6-month Contract)



Data Science
London, UK
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

Your Mission

As a Subject Matter Expert in Data Science at FourthRev, you will leverage your expertise to shape a transformative online learning experience. You will work at the forefront of curriculum development, ensuring that every learner is equipped with industry-relevant skills, setting them on a path to success in the digital economy.

Daily contract rate: £200,00 (country depending)

What your day to day will look like with us

  • Partner with the LXD team in the design of the program curriculum, with a key emphasis on applying advanced data science techniques, focusing on NLP and time series analysis and forecasting.
  • Offer critical industry perspectives during co-design workshops with university faculty, aligning course content with real-world applications and desired career outcomes.
  • Develop and refine course maps alongside Lead LXDs to curate a learning journey that's not only engaging but also maps directly to tangible career advancements for learners.
  • Lead the design and execution of assessments, weekly assignments, and hands-on activities, aligning with FourthRev's commitment to project-based learning.
  • Collaborate in the creation of content, ranging from written materials, storyboards, video scripts, animations, to in-depth tutorials and real-world case studies.
  • Present and Record Tutorials: Prepare and narrate screen recording sessions that showcase essential data science techniques and methodologies, ensuring learners gain hands-on, demonstrable understanding of the material.
  • Participate in regular team meetings, bringing to the table a wealth of resources, case studies, and scenarios to enhance the curriculum.
  • Engage in asynchronous collaboration, providing timely answers and solutions to questions from the team.
  • For tech-centric courses, provide crucial source content such as code snippets, software outputs, algorithms, and more.
  • Champion FourthRev's core values, mission, and strategic vision, acting as an ambassador both internally and externally.


What you'll need to succeed


  • Advanced degree (Ph.D. or Masters) in Data Science, Computer Science, Business Analytics, or a related field


  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in data science with a focus on NLP and time series analysis.
  • Proven track record of employing advanced data science techniques to solve complex business problems.
  • Familiarity with the breadth of topics covered in the "Data Science for Business" program.
  • Previous educational or training experience is a plus, especially in online course development or instruction.
  • Hands-on experience with tools and platforms like TensorFlow, XGBoost, and other ML frameworks.


  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into understandable and actionable insights for learners.
  • Proficient in designing and crafting real-world problems and scenarios for project-based learning.
  • An innovative mindset with a passion for continuous learning and growth.
  • Familiarity with online learning platforms and tools


Spend your days making a difference.

FourthRev builds world class online learning programmes that lead to qualifications from leading universities, certifications from the world's best technology companies and digital technology jobs with a global network of employer partners.

It's our vision to become the world's leading enabler of employability outcomes for students and lifelong learners. In doing so, and helping close the digital skills gap, our purpose is to create social and economic value on a global scale.

In less than two years we have partnered with ten of the world's most recognized technology companies to deliver cutting edge courses with universities in Australia, the UK and the US. Our unwavering commitment to quality, student outcomes and shared value partnerships has resulted in excellent growth and investment from leading US and European EdTech VCs. We have been recognised by JISC as one of the top 20 edtech start-ups in the UK and by HolonIQ in the ANZ top-50.

Why you'll love working here

At FourthRev, we are deeply passionate about work being a meaningful, fulfilling part of life. We are proud to be a remote first company that offers flexible working arrangements and ongoing professional growth and development. We place staff health and happiness at the core of strategy and operations as a critical component of our high performance culture. We are deeply passionate about work being a meaningful, fulfilling part of life.

Get ready to:

  • You'll tackle unique and challenging opportunities and embrace the unknown, supported by an amazing and talented team of professionals who genuinely care and want you to succeed.
  • Your voice matters. We believe that people matter and that our success as an organisation is driven by the people within it.
  • You'll become part of a greater community. We're passionate about enabling the growth of others, mentorship, lifelong learning, supporting learners in the digital economy and other causes.
  • We are a globally diverse team with colleagues spanning different time zones including the U.K. Australia and South Africa. Let us know where you are, we will see if we can make it work!

Our DEI Commitment

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at FourthRev. We aim to continue building a team with a variety of backgrounds, identities, and life experiences. Research has shown that historically underrepresented groups, such as people with disabilities, women, and people of color, are less likely to apply for a job unless they completely match all the criteria and qualifications.

If you feel that you do not meet every single requirement listed in the job description but you are excited about the opportunity and feel a connection to our vision and values we encourage you to submit your application

If you are not selected for this role, we will add you to our talent pool and continue to engage with you should a role arise that better aligns with your skillset and experience.