Data Scientist (Data Analysis and Social Inquiry Lab)
Grinnell College

Data Scientist

Data Analysis and Social Inquiry Lab

Grinnell College

Grinnell College seeks a Data Scientist to work in the Data Analysis and
Social Inquiry Lab (DASIL). DASIL provides services for both faculty and
students, including preparing data sets, designing class exercises, producing
data visualizations, and facilitating the study of data. DASIL supports a
variety of analytic packages including ArcGIS, UCINET, Tableau, Nvivo, Stata,
SPSS, and Minitab. The Data Scientist will consult with faculty and students
about appropriate data use and visualization, help design classroom exercises
and prepare the necessary data, program to assist data acquisition, analysis,
and visualization, and assist the DASIL Director with supervision of student

Qualifications: A background in statistics, some coursework
in the Social Sciences, appropriate programming skills, a willingness to
expand skills as needed, and a Masters degree or higher in a relevant field
are required. The successful applicant will have good communication skills
with experience or interest in mentoring undergraduate students from diverse
backgrounds and departments. Proficiency in Geographic Information Systems is
desirable, but not required.

Application Process: Interested candidates should apply
online by visiting our employment website at Applicants must complete the
online application and attach a cover letter, resumes and three
references. Please
contact the Office of Human Resources at (641) 269-4818 with
questions. To be assured of full consideration, all
application materials should be received by March 18, 2016, however the
position will remain open until filled.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and
nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members.
It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission,
employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education
programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status,
religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class..

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