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Data Scientist II

Job Group: Research
Job Subgroup: Data Analysis Services
Salary Range (Annual): 64: $60,184 (Minimum)
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: RE021
  • 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. May work independently or as part of a team.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Prepares data sets for analysis including cleaning/quality assurance, transformations, restructuring, and integration of multiple data sources
    • Independently identifies and implements appropriate data science techniques 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 and contributes to the establishment of reproducible research methodologies and analysis workflows
  • 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):
    64: $60,184 (Minimum)
  • Job Code:
    RE021: Data Scientist II
  • Link directly to this job title: https://hr.wisc.edu/standard-job-descriptions/?q=RE021

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