Senior Research Data Scientist

Final Filing Date: Feb 28, 2020

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 Director, the Data Scientist will support academic research across the university by designing and 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, offering workshops to train students, staff, and faculty in data science methods and technologies, and developing general, reusable data science infrastructure, methods, software and tools. The candidate will also have the ability to pursue her or his own externally funded Data Science research agenda up to 40% time with supervisor approval. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of applying statistical and machine learning methods to real-world problems and also expertise and documented experience applying mixed effect models, time series analysis, data visualization, data technologies and parallel computing. Experience with text mining, and natural language processing is also a plus. 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.

Non-Academic and Staff


$6,150.00 - $12,991.67/Month

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