Job Announcement: is seeking an Associate Research Scientist

Position Title: Associate Research Scientist

Position Description: The Department of Statistics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist position. The appointment will be made through the Department of Statistics. We are seeking a researcher experienced in technical computing to expand the research sharing platform. is a novel cloud-based platform that enables scientists to openly share the code and data that underlies their research publications.

The research position will involve multidisciplinary collaborations with faculty members and academics from the fields of statistics, biostatistics, economics, and other areas of computational science. The candidate’s responsibilities include the creation of executable webpages associated with research publications, building new features on the website and backend, and conducting outreach to the scientific community. We expect there will be opportunities to contribute to or author research publications and academic presentations. The position will report to Victoria Stodden, Assistant Professor of Statistics at Columbia.

Two years or more experience in a strong research environment are sought, but experienced newly graduated researchers will be considered. Candidates with a demonstrated record of technical expertise, including knowledge of cloud computing environments such as EC2 and languages such as C++, are strongly preferred. Additional knowledge of scientific computing languages such as MATLAB, R, fortran, and python will also be preferred. A record of successful multidisciplinary collaboration will be a positive attribute in evaluation of candidates.

Remote candidates considered.

Position Start Date: Available immediately

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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.