The Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, is currently seeking an Assistant Specialist (100% time) from July 1, 2021 - June 30th, 2022 (with potential for a one-year extension).
The Assistant Specialist will work with faculty at the Graduate School of Management across multiple applied business research programs. The specialist will primarily work on technical research questions with strict priority given to tasks performed in support of the junior faculty at the Graduate School of Management. Tasks include web-scraping, natural language processing, help with distributed and cloud computing, working with very large datasets, and other types of data and technical analyses. The specialist will also take a leadership role, occasionally managing workflows of student assistants hired to aid them with their work.
The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal skills, has formal training in computer science (or related field) and business applications, and can work well independently and as part of a team. Applicants should submit their application and supporting materials via the UC Davis online recruitment system (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/). Please submit a Cover Letter, Resume/CV, and contact information for three references. This recruitment has an initial review date but will remain open until filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed.
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UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.