OPS Data Scientist

Apply now Job no: 521601
Work type: Temp Full-Time, Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:36020000 - PHHP-COM EPIDEMIOLOGY

Classification Title:
OPS-Sponsored Projects Non-Clerical
Job Description:

UF Department of Epidemiology's Data Intelligence Systems Lab (DISL) is led by Dr. Mattia Prosperi, carrying out research in data science focused on epidemiology and public health (https://epidemiology.phhp.ufl.edu/research/disl/). DISL is looking to hire a data scientist to develop/apply methods and software to model diseases and health/life outcomes by analyzing large-scale data, in collaboration with other Departments and Colleges. Areas of research include infectious diseases (HIV, bacterial infections), social media analytics, and work health.

Advertised Salary:

$15.00 - $35.00 per hour, commensurate with education, skills, and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred applicants should have at least a Bachelor’s degree –but preferably a graduate degree– in computer science or related quantitative field being proficient in statistics/machine learning, programming (e.g., Python, R), and database systems. Prior experience with bio-health informatics projects is desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Incumbent must have laptop and internet access.

Schedule: Hours will fluctuate from 20 to 40 hours weekly.

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted; previous applicants remain under consideration and need not apply.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.

Health Assessment Required: No



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