New Data Science Career Offerings (November 2020)

As of this November, the Translational Data Analytics Institute has posted three new career offerings onto the jobsatosu site. The new positions, all full-time and revolving around research and data science, will be available to view until November 29 (Data Scientist, Research Strategist)  or December 6 (MDTA Faculty Mentor).

The new offerings include:

Data Scientist: The Data Scientist will support academic research across the university by designing and implementing practical solutions to data science challenges. This position will be responsible for standing-up TDAI’s data science services and leading a team of post-doctoral/graduate student data fellows to work on diverse, collaborative research projects, providing data science consultation and services/support for the OSU research community and working alongside others on the TDAI team in business development and proposal writing activities.

The Data Scientist will also be responsible for establishing and leading TDAI’s program in data literacy by leveraging other current trainings across campus and developing new workshops/trainings to address unmet needs of internal and external clients. The Data Scientist will be expected to develop workshop materials and teach students, staff and faculty in data science methods and technologies.

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MDTA Faculty Mentor: The MDTA Faculty Mentor is onboarded to support TDAI’s recently launched Master’s degree program in Translational Data Analytics (MTDA). They will be responsible for overseeing the program’s academic content and assessment and provide key leadership over all aspects of the MTDA’s experiential learning curriculum. In addition, the Faculty Mentor/Program Director will develop and teach a 2-semester long interdisciplinary culminating capstone series for 2nd year students. The Faculty Mentor/Program Director will advise and mentor students enrolled in the MTDA program, assist in supporting students academic success, oversee the formation of experiential project teams, and be involved in on-going programmatic assessment.

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Research Strategist: Working as part of an interdisciplinary team, the Research Strategist & Facilitator (RS&F) will design, plan and implement forums for TDAI faculty affiliates to share their research expertise and interests, as well as ideation sessions for faculty to co-create new collaborative areas of interdisciplinary work. The RS&F will align their activities to support TDAI’s new thematic areas and faculty-led Communities of Practice. As such, the RS&F will be expected to be familiar with expertise and research programs of individual TDAI faculty affiliates, so they can facilitate connections between faculty when appropriate. The RS&F will be responsible for partnering with the faculty director to explore potential areas of synergy between TDAI and other university centers and institutes, leveraging the combined expertise of their collective memberships. In addition to working with faculty-led research teams, the RS&F will help individual TDAI core faculty (faculty hires) navigate the university’s support system for extramural proposal efforts and to provide relevant professional development training when needed.

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