Data Scientist

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

ID: 7107428
Posted: August 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Purpose
To lead and direct the design, development and implementation of data processing pipelines in support of research projects. To build and deploy machine learning and natural language processing models at scale. To analyze data and produce statistical analysis for publications. To independently implement research critical software development. To supervise the technical work of other lab staff.
This position drives the analytical work in my lab.
Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp Masters or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Education and Experience
Masters in Data Science (or related field) and two years of experience

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating
Coding knowledge and experience with javascript.
Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
Experience querying and designing databases (SQL, NoSQL).
Experience using and creating web services: REST APIs.
Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.
Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: ggplot.
Preferred Qualifications
PhD in Data Science or related filed

Experience with Shiny.
Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc..
Experience with the Twitter API.
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title Sean Westwood, Associate Professor
Equal Opportunity Employer
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Background Check
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is a 12-month term position.

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

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