Advertised Summary Job Description: The School of Nursing is searching for a Columbia University student to work as a short-term casual in a research assistant capacity. This role will be expected to:
- Assist the co-investigators with data management, coding, and visual analytics using remote access to secure server under a data use agreement; - Conduct data processing and formatting of a large multimodal, integrated health data set in preparation for subsequent network analysis and data visualization; - Assist with data analysis using network analysis software; - Use data mining and relevant data science techniques (e.g. visualization in Tableau) to investigate ways in which the output from the secure analysis can be processed automatically and scaled to enhance access to relevant information. This will involve steps to preprocess and transform the research output to derive different representations for further exploration; - Prepare data summaries, visualizations, and materials for dissemination and will produce data analytic products for publications and for disseminating results via presentations and posters; - Perform other duties as assigned.
This role is expected to work 20 hours per week during the Spring semester and up to 40 hours per week during the Summer. This is a grant-funded position, which is anticipated to end on August 31, 2018, and continued employment is contingent upon the grant.
General Minimum Qualifications: BS in a computational field. Prior experience in manipulation and analysis of large datasets, expertise in data science, and specifically with experience in non-linear methods and data visualization.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Completion or near completion of an MS in a computational field preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.