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Data-Intensive Social Scientist

eScience Institute - University of Washington
Seattle, Washington State
$7,500 - $8,333 per month

Job Details

The eScience Institute is currently hiring a social science researcher with strengths in data-intensive methods to join our team as a Data Scientist. The eScience Institute is a home for researchers who are passionate about data-intensive methods and interested in a fulfilling and secure academic career outside the faculty pathway. This full time, fully-funded, permanent position is an outstanding opportunity for someone who is excited about advancing best practices for data science in the social sciences and also looking to develop an independent research agenda. 

Data Scientists in the eScience Institute provide guidance and expertise to the University of Washington community, including students, post-docs, staff and faculty on the best-practices for, and appropriate application of, data science methods.  The ideal candidate will have substantive training or experience in the social sciences, digital humanities, linguistics, education or related disciplines and a passion for working to address societal problems through the use of data, data-intensive methods, or computation. 

The eScience Institute includes a broad interdisciplinary community with 150 faculty affiliates providing many opportunities for developing a network of potential research collaborators.

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The eScience Institute at the University of Washington is focused on empowering researchers and students to address fundamental questions of data science through the use of large, complex and noisy data. The eScience team brings together expertise in advanced statistical and computational techniques including artificial intelligence, machine learning, database management, visualization, and research software engineering. Our diverse group of data scientists have helped developed a suite of education, research, and community-building programs to help make data science accessible to a wide range of audiences.

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