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We’re hiring 2 data scientists to join our team!


DataLab serves as a hub for researchers and students from across domains at UC Davis who are interested in data science and pushing the envelope of research in the digital age.  Our team works on a range of diverse, cutting-edge, collaborative projects and provides data science consultation, training, and other research support services across the university.  DataLab is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion, and we encourage all qualified persons to apply.


Our data scientists support academic research by identifying and implementing practical solutions to pressing data science challenges. This position is responsible for working on numerous diverse, cutting-edge, collaborative research projects, providing data science consultation and services/support for other projects and researchers, offering workshops to train students, staff, and faculty in data science methods and technologies, and developing general, reusable data science infrastructure, methods, software and tools. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of applying statistical and machine learning methods to real-world problems and also expertise and documented experience applying mixed effect models, time series analysis, data visualization, data technologies, high-level parallel computing, text mining, and natural language processing. The ideal candidate should be excited to aid data-enabled, multi-disciplinary research and to continually learn, share, and problem solve.


Ideal candidates will have degrees and demonstrable experience in data science and/or related fields, and hands-on knowledge of applying statistical and machine learning methods to real-world problems.  They will also have expertise with data technologies and visualization, and have worked with various forms of data, including text.  See qualification details in the application links.

For more information regarding specific job duties and qualifications, see We are recruiting for 2 positions, but please note that you can only be considered for the specific job(s) to which you apply. Applications are being accepted until August 25, 2019.


Work in a top-ranked, collegial and inclusive academic environment
Conduct cutting-edge research
Contribute to social good
Professional development opportunities
Flexible work arrangements and work-life initiatives
Generous benefits options
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