We're hiring 2 Scientific Computing Officers! Apply by 18 June

  • 22.05.17

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We are now hiring two Scientific Computing Officers (SCO) to work at the UBDC in Glasgow on a full-time basis. Both SCO roles will be responsible for delivering a range of information management and analytical services for the Urban Big Data Centre.

Closing date for applications is 18 June 2017.

To view the full job descriptions and apply, please visit the University of Glasgow vacancies page using the reference numbers included in the summaries below.

Scientific Computing Officer - Research Data Scientist (Ref 017863)

The Scientific Computing Officer - Research Data Scientist post holder will, under the supervision of the Centre’s Senior IT and Data Services Manager, work with a variety of data sources for use by a diverse group of researchers and stakeholders. You will work with Centre staff and affiliates to assist with their data analytics needs, with statistical programming, machine learning, text and social media analytics, and information retrieval. Your skills will also be needed for information retrieval and information extraction, the setup of systems and services for confidential data access, data integration and record linkage, database management and access, web service development, data curation and cleaning, and related data management and programming services. Given the range and complexity of the data and stakeholders involved, you will be required to be open to learning new methods and technologies, work in both large and small teams, and to develop innovative computational and data management solutions on an as-needed basis.

Scientific Computing Officer - Spatial Analytics (Ref 017971)

The Scientific Computing Officer - Spatial Analytics post holder will, under the supervision of the Centre’s Senior IT and Data Services Manager, work with existing data sources and produce new data systems and resources for use by a diverse group of researchers and stakeholders. You will work with Centre staff and affiliates to assist with their GIS and other data analytics needs. Your skills will also be relied upon for the setup of systems and services for geospatial data access, data integration and linkage, database management and access, web service development, data curation and cleaning, and related data management and programming services. Given the range and complexity of the data and stakeholders involved, you will be required to be open to learning new methods and technologies, work in both large and small teams, and to develop innovative computational and data management solutions on an as-needed basis.

 

 

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