Opportunity for experienced data scientists at NIH: DATA Scholar Program

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Thursday, 30 April 2020

The NIH Office of Data Science Strategy is pleased to announce the Data and Technology Advancement (DATA) National Service Scholar Program, a new opportunity for experienced data and computer scientists and engineers to tackle biomedical data challenges with the potential for substantial public health impact.

The one- to two-year positions will be based in NIH offices located in Bethesda and Rockville, MD, or Research Triangle Park, NC. DATA Scholars will:

  • Lead transformative NIH projects that leverage large data sets to advance knowledge in high-impact areas of biomedical research.
  • Directly communicate technical and project-related information with NIH senior leadership.
  • Collaborate with other DATA Scholars and the NIH data science community across broad disciplinary boundaries.
  • Engage with policymakers, top researchers, and industry partners.

Applicants should possess technical skills in areas such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, data engineering, data science, database management, project management, software design, supercomputing, and/or bioinformatics. Industry experience is desired. Applicants should have an M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree and have advanced experience in data science or related fields.

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers. Applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Applications are due April 30, 2020. For more information and details on how to apply, visit our full job announcement

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