Research Data Scientist I - Center for Research Computing (Fixed term for 2 years)

Posting Number 2022-11163
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/8/2022 3:56 AM)
Department
Center for Research Computing
School/Division
NYU Abu Dhabi (AD00001)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Is relocation available for this job?
Yes
FT/PT
Full-Time
Category
Academic Program Support

Position Summary

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Research Data Scientist I reporting directly to the Senior Director, Center for Research Computing.

 

The Research Data Specialist will part of a team that provides researchers and faculty with Data Analytics, Data visualization, Data Management, coding & development and support on the use of AI. Additionally, this role will offer computational research data science consultancy through professional services and collaboration.  

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with faculty and researchers to advance their research work by providing Data analytics and research analysis support
  • Assist researchers with Data management including big data, data mining and database support and development
  • Support and advise researchers on Data visualization
  • Working with faculty and researchers to support researchers use of AI including NLP and Machine Learning
  • Support researchers with coding and algorithm development
  • Conduct training, engagement and outreach to the researcher and faculty community

 

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree +5 years’ experience (or educational equivalent) in Computational Science, Statistics, computational social science or equivalent

 

Preferred Education:

  • M.Sc. degree or higher + 3 years’ experience (or educational equivalent) in relevant discipline

 

Required Experience:

  • Experience in understanding researcher requirements and translating those requirements into functional and dependable solutions
  • Experience working with data science programming languages like Python, R and C++
  • Experience data management and big data
  • Experience in data visualization
  • Experience in Machine Learning, NLP and AI
  • Professional experience working on complex projects in research environments
  • Strong programming skills in relevant programming languages e.g. Python, C++, Java etc.
  • Knowledge of scientific analysis, statistical methods and computer related research design and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of visualizing research data and familiarity with data visualization tools e.g. Tableau etc.
  • Knowledge of data managing including data collection, organization and cleansing
  • Proficiency in using query languages e.g. SQL
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases e.g. MongoDB
  • Knowledge of standard statistical packages such as R, STATA etc.
  • Knowledge of with Big data and data mining tools e.g. Hadoop, Apache Spark
  • Ability to develop applications using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience
  • Ability to keep up to date with technological advances
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment and contribute positively to it
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels and diplomatically manages their expectations
  • Creative problem-solving abilities and initiatives
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong presentation and report writing skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills are essential
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities in an effective and professional manner

 

Preferred Experience:  

 

                     • Experience in project management of application development projects
                     • Experience in a higher education research institution, especially developing and/or supporting research
                     • Knowledge of one or more software source code control systems
                     • Knowledge of Linux and Windows system administration

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