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Data Scientist I

Job Group: Research
Job Subgroup: Data Analysis Services
Salary Range (Annual): 62: $47,857 (Minimum)
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: RE020
  • Job Summary:
    Contributes to a research agenda set by a lead researcher by preparing data sets, analyzing them using data science techniques, and presenting the results. Works as part of a team under general supervision.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Prepares data sets for analysis including cleaning/quality assurance, transformations, restructuring, and integration of multiple data sources
    • Implements appropriate data science techniques under the guidance of other data scientists, statisticians, and/or other researchers to find data patterns and answer research questions chosen by the lead researcher including data visualization, statistical analysis, machine learning, and data mining
    • Organizes and automates project steps for data preparation and analysis
    • Composes and assembles reproducible workflows and reports to clearly articulate patterns to researchers and/or administrators
    • Documents approaches to address research questions
  • Education:
    Master's Degree Preferred Minimum
  • FLSA Status:
    Exempt
  • Institution Job:
    No
  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
    No
  • Employee Category:
    Academic Staff
  • Scaled Job:
    No
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    62: $47,857 (Minimum)
  • Job Code:
    RE020: Data Scientist I
  • Link directly to this job title: https://hr.wisc.edu/standard-job-descriptions/?q=RE020

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