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Data Scientist III

Job Group: Research
Job Subgroup: Data Analysis Services
Salary Range (Annual): 66: $72,615 (Minimum)
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: RE061
  • 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. Plays a leadership role and may lead a team and/or personnel.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Prepares data sets for analysis including cleaning/quality assurance, transformations, restructuring, and integration of multiple data sources
    • Identifies and implements or guides others in implementing 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
    • Serves as an institutional subject matter expert and liaison to key internal and external stakeholders regarding data science best practices and methodologies and represents the interests of data science
    • May supervise the data-to-day activities of staff and resolves routine personnel issues
  • Education:
    Terminal Degree Preferred Minimum
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  • Institution Job:
  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
  • Employee Category:
    Academic Staff
  • Scaled Job:
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    66: $72,615 (Minimum)
  • Job Code:
    RE061: Data Scientist III
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