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Research Specialist - Geospatial Center

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6783450
Company Name
University of Chicago
Physical Address
Due on interview
Chicago, IL 60290
Job Description

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DEPARTMENT
23323 SSD Center Operations
ABOUT THE UNIT
Principal contribution is the application of principles and knowledge relevant to the support of the research project. Under some direction, performs research-related duties and tasks. Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making contributions to methodology. Collects, records and analyzes data. Conducts literature reviews. Participates in writing reports and manuscripts. Responsibilities may include the follow duties: transcribing and coding data; analyzing data with open science workflows; presenting research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences; assisting with building databases; and training. An initiative of the Division of Social Sciences, the Center for Spatial Data Science develops state-of-the-art methods for geospatial analysis; implements them through open source software tools; applies them to policy-relevant research in the social sciences; and disseminates them through training and support to a worldwide community.
JOB FAMILY
Research
Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.
CAREER TRACK AND JOB LEVEL
Research
Oversees all aspects of management, scientific technological development, and operations for major research projects or research facilities. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Writes articles, reports and manuscripts. Presents research findings at meetings and/or conferences.
P1: Performs routine assignments in the entry level to a professional job progression
HEALTH SCREEN REQUIRED
No
MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD INQUIRY REQUIRED
No
POSTING DATE
2019-08-20-07:00
REMOVE FROM POSTING ON OR BEFORE
2020-02-20-08:00
POSTING STATEMENT
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.
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