Research Data Scientist
Final Filing Date: Aug 12, 2019
The UC Davis DataLab: Data Science and Informatics is seeking a full-time data scientist to join our team. Under general direction of the DataLab Executive Director, the Data Scientist will support academic research across the university by implementing practical solutions to data science challenges. This position is responsible for working on numerous diverse, cutting-edge, collaborative research projects, providing data science consultation and services/support for other projects and researchers. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of applying statistical and machine learning methods to real-world problems, including knowledge of methods such as mixed effect models, time series analysis, data visualization, data technologies, and text mining. The ideal candidate should be excited to aid data-enabled, multi-disciplinary research and to continually learn, share, and problem solve. This is a contract appointment that ends three years from the date of hire with the possibility of extension or conversion to a career position based on performance and available funding.