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iCAN Lab Seeking Data Scientist for Research Technician Programmer

Requisition ID: 24922
Research Technician-Programmer
Job Summary
The iCAN Lab at Purdue University (PI: Sarah Karalunas) is seeking a full-time data scientist to support a large, NIH-funded study focused on children and families with ADHD. This position will lead data management and database creation needs for the lab, including supporting data sharing in support of Open Science efforts and to maintain compliance with funder’s data sharing requirements (e.g., sharing with NIH’s National Data Archive). They will work with our large team to create report summaries using REDCap and similar databases to support study management. They will also have opportunities to work with large, national cohort datasets (e.g., Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development cohort). This person will be responsible for implementing and maintaining processing pipelines for electrophysiological data (EEG, eye-tracking), cognitive, and other data using R, Python, and/or MATLAB; supporting statistical analyses in large datasets; and developing infographics and other novel data visualization approaches (using R or similar). Start date is negotiable.

• Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Psychology, Neuroscience, Human Development, Statistics, Engineering, Computer programming, or related field;
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in a research-support or programming role;
• Cover letter and Resume
• Ability to work on Purdue’s main campus in West Lafayette, IN.
• Commitment to supporting an inclusive and diverse laboratory environment
• Skill in taking initiative, assuming responsibility, and handling confidential information with discretion
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and professionalism as a collegial team member
• Ability to efficiently multi-task and meet deadlines
• Strong organizational and time management skills with an emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
• Strong experience with data management, large databases, or related skills

Additional Information:
• All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3DH3z6f
• To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary https://bit.ly/3zA1Qxb
• Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
• A background check will be required for employment in this position
• This was formerly classified as an operational/technical position; an internal lateral transfer will retain same benefit standing
• FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
• Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
• Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2023 9:24 AM

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