Georgia State University

Position ID:GSU-RSCI [#9054, 17000504]
Position Title: Research Scientist
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30302, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Computational Science, Big Data Management, Big Data Analytics, Data-Driven Applications
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/03/31, listed until 2017/09/30)
Position Description:    

The Institute for Insight at the Robinson College of Business is seeking one or more highly motivated Research Scientists to support the work of the Institute by contributing to its scientific and research mission. This is a part-time position, and requires:

Managing the Institute’s “big data” cluster Assisting and training faculty and students on managing and analyzing large data sets Providing research support for faculty conducting research Qualifications include an advanced degree, PhD preferred, teaching/research experience in an academic environment, and fluency in platforms such as Hadoop, Spark, and other “big-data” technologies. This position often serves as the first point of contact for the Lab; strong communication skills and a service orientation are highly valued. The mission of the Institute for Insight is to serve as a portal into big data analytics for our broad community of students, researchers, entrepreneurs, institutions and industry partners, helping each to create and leverage insight needed to build, innovate and transform their work. Institute faculty teach and participate in research projects in the Insight Lab. More information about the Institute is available at http://insight.gsu.edu and about the MS in Analytics program at http://robinson.gsu.edu/msa/.

ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT GSU is a leading urban research university located in the heart of Atlanta. With more than 8,000 students and more than 200 faculty members, RCB is one of the largest and most diverse business schools in the country. The college houses the Department of Computer Information Systems and Department of Risk Management and Insurance, both of which have top-10 rankings, and Robinson’s Marketing Department ranks 4th in Modeling and Quantitative Analysis in scholarly research productivity. Robinson has active research programs in the management of information technology, predictive risk analytics, marketing analytics and health IT and analytics that are relevant to this position. Salary level, course load and additional research support are competitive at the national level. FURTHER INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Further information about the RCB is online at http://robinson.gsu.edu/. Applicants wishing to apply should register with http://academicjobsonline.org/ (the registration is free) and upload their curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, recent publications or working papers, and evidence of teaching performance. Applicants MUST apply on GSU's webiste at:https://gsu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en to Job # 17000504

Three letters of recommendation can be sent to: Professor Yusen Xia Search Committee Chair Institute of Insight Robinson College of Business Atlanta, GA 30303

Electronic recommendation letters will be accepted in pdf format only. These letters, as also questions about the position, should be sent to ysxia@gsu.edu.


Application Materials Required:
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And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
https://gsu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en
email
 
PO Box 3989
Atlanta, GA 30302-3989

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