The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing is seeking a two Faculty Research Assistant. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
Oregon State University (OSU), University of Oregon (UO), and Portland State University (PSU) are establishing an interdisciplinary cross-institutional team of data science analysts/trainers to conduct data integration, multi-modal data analytics, and machine learning research and training. There will be four analyst/trainers each with expertise in one or more of these three areas and collectively spanning all three areas; two at OSU, 1 at UO and 1 at PSU. These positions will collaborate with, assist, and train scientists of all levels in data analysis research.
In order to be considered positions at UO and PSU candidates will need to apply to each individual institution by visiting the links below: http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/525925?lApplicationSubSourceID= https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/33811
The two positions at OSU will be located in the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing at Oregon State University and one each in the Data Science Initiative at the University of Oregon and in the Center for Life in Extreme Environments at Portland State University.
Appointees will jointly serve researchers at the three institutions, as well as smaller institutions across Oregon and southern Washington. They will nucleate and integrate a wider team of data analytics professionals to support each other, connect to relevant expertise, and promote cross-institutional collaboration. They will provide consulting (project planning; proposal assistance), data analysis, teach training courses, and arrange colloquia to inform and instruct faculty, staff and students. Appointees are required to collaborate in a collegial and inclusive fashion with university staff and clients in the execution of all job functions.
Requires Bachelor's degree in discipline appropriate to the field in which research is being conducted.
M.S. or higher degree in data analytics, statistics, bioinformatics, or computer science, or related field (at time of hire).
Minimum of one term experience as a teaching assistant in data analytics, statistics, computational biology or computer science, or equivalent experience with formalized delivery of training in an industrial, academic or other setting.
Demonstrable research or teaching experience in data integration, multi-modal data analytics, or machine learning
Demonstrated problem-solving skills, independence, high motivation, and excellent communication skills, both orally and written.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience
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