Asst Research Professional - Research Data Scientist - 512135

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Research/Scientific

Pay Grade/Pay Range: Non Classified - Grade NA

Department/Organization: 750401 - Alabama Transportation Institute

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: The Assistant Research Professional should show evidence of competence in the disciplinary area of the position and demonstrated promise of moving towards excellence in professional leadership, practice, and/or research and scholarly activities as appropriate for the position. As directed, individuals in this track level independently contribute to the planning and design of research and creative projects. He/she performs supporting research and creative activities such as data analysis, monitoring outcomes, performing lab maintenance, and/or performing experiments and creating creative projects. May assist in both short-term and long-term planning and project goals, as well as in research and creative proposals and dissemination of project findings. This is only a representation of possible duties and is not an all-inclusive listing.

Additional Department Summary: This position is responsible for assisting Principal Investigators within the Alabama Transportation Institute (ATI) with managing and analyzing research data.

Provides comprehensive data management for multiple research projects including technical leadership and personnel management. Design, plan, and execute data import and manipulation of flat files. Plans and directs architecture related to research data for public facing report layout and design. Responsible for ensuring all data is secure. Work daily with data tool sets and software languages such as Tableau, R. Python, C#, SQL. Successfully work on and complete in a timely manner other professional duty as assigned.

Continuation in this position is contingent upon availability of external funding derived from research programs or specific projects.

Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Finance, Computing, or a discipline relevant to transportation initiatives at ATI. For candidates demonstrating comparable independent research and creative productivity, a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Finance, Computing or a discipline relevant to transportation initiatives at ATI and with at least 1 years of experience.

Skills and Knowledge: Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated evidence of successfully engaging with key stakeholders in public and private sectors and winning their support; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint); operation of standard office equipment.

Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience with evidence of increasing responsibilities.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 08 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 22 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time

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Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 1/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time