Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) is seeking an Assistant Director of Analytics and Data Science to develop an independent research program in Data Science including artificial intelligence, machine learning, knowledge graphs and other analytical methods. The individual is expected to support and manage biomedical and environmental research projects, aid in management of the Analytics and Data Science team, and mentor, guide and evaluate several direct reports.
The Assistant Director will provide technical leadership, setting the analytical direction of research projects. The Assistant Director will apply their Data Science expertise to help advance RENCI's research portfolio in Data Science, leading the development and execution of new research projects and proposals, both independently and in collaboration with internal and external partners. The Assistant Director will develop algorithms and tools involving, but not limited to: image analysis, natural language processing, graph analysis, question answering, and semantic search. Prior experience in one or more of these areas is essential.
The Assistant Director will work with colleagues with expertise in data analytics, advanced computing including cloud computing systems, software engineering and domain expertise in the biomedical and environmental sciences. The Researcher will work in interdisciplinary teams, both within and beyond RENCI, promoting innovation and collaboration.
- Develop independent research portfolio in area of expertise - Manage research projects, and provide analytical direction - Work with colleagues to develop and apply tools and methods - Collaborate with software engineers and researchers to help design analytical systems to advance scientific discovery - Provide leadership in user engagement and experience - Contribute to interdisciplinary teams - Train data contributors on the application of data standards and relevant tools - Develop proposals and business development efforts
Education and Experience:
- MS or PhD in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Science, Bioinformatics, Biology or other scientific discipline - Expertise with Knowledge Graph creation and analysis - Experience with bioinformatics or biomedical data - Experience with semantic web techniques - Experience with CI/CD pipelines
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