Senior Research Scientist
Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University, US
|Scholarship / Financial aid: available but undefined|
Open to: applicants with a Ph.D. in social science discipline
The Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University has a job opening for a Senior Research Scientist.
Title: Senior Research Scientist
Duties & Responsibilities:
As member of the Product Development team at IQSS, the Senior Research Scientist contributes to generate new ideas for research software and, working closely with the software development team, helps to make the software scalable and reusable by a large number of scholars in social science and beyond.
In addition, this person conducts independent research that supports the mission of the Institute, including on both basic and applied research on topics in the intersection of social science, statistics, and information technology; disseminates research results through publication and public speaking, and contributes to intellectual and programmatic leadership. This person acquires and maintains knowledge of emerging technologies, research methodologies, and research trends, making recommendations on future expansion and development of new systems.
-Minimum five years hands-on experience with statistical programming and in statistical methods and quantitative and qualitative social science research.
-Ph.D. in social science discipline.
-Experience using the R statistical package strongly preferred.
-Experience developing research tools successfully used by other scholars.
-Excellent communication skills;
-Demonstrated deep interest in continuing learning new trends in social science research, acquire and develop new methods and algorithms, and expand statistical programming skills.
-Works well with others but has also shown to be an
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
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