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DSI Summer Lab: Lab Coordinator

The Data Science Institute (DSI) is seeking current UChicago graduate students from computer science and statistics to join the DSI Summer Lab team as Lab Coordinators for the 2022 program. Benefits of the position include a stipend, mentoring and teaching experience, and further networking within the UChicago data science ecosystem. We anticipate the 2022 program will be in person, but will pivot to a remote program if necessary. The program dates are June 13th – August 19th, 2022.

The position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Aid in the instruction and planning of the Summer Lab skills on-ramp training course.
  • Plan and participate in student cohort social activities, including weekly social hangouts and 3-4 cohort-wide social events.
  • Serve as a technical resource for students through weekly office hours and standup meetings.
  • Supervise at least one cluster (up to 10 students total) and lead its weekly standup meetings and all other related cluster-based activities.

Read the position description here. Stipend rate: $2,400, beginning April 18, 2022. Paid in two 50% installments.

To apply: Send a resume/CV and a one page cover letter explaining your background and interests in the position to Katie Rosengarten (krosengarten@uchicago.edu).

Research Engineer – Urban Research Corps

The Mansueto Institute is conducting a project focused on the analysis of social and economic outcomes in American households using data science methods. The project will involve analyzing survey results on a monthly basis that track household experiences across a range of topics including housing security, spending habits, and health patterns. The role will involve maintaining a Python-based pipeline, resolving issues, deploying it on a cloud platform, and creating visualizations. This role will also assist on data tasks related to other projects.

Urban Research Corps (URC), is a data science program in the Mansueto Institute that produces insights about the fundamental processes driving urban change and develops tools to help build more sustainable, equitable, and connected cities. The role is up to 15 hours per week starting Winter Quarter through Spring 2022, with the possibility to extend.

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Graduate Research Assistant (RA), The Urban Resiliency Initiative (URI)

The Urban Resiliency Initiative (URI), part of the Department of Comparative Human Development (CHD), seeks to hire up to six (6) part-time (10-19.5 hrs/wk) graduate research assistants to support computational tasks associated with its NIH-funded “Primed to (re)act” project. These will be remote work positions, but we will hold regular in-person group meetings that you will be expected to attend as University COVID-19 policies allow. Full position details here.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and sample code (optional) to Dr. Graziul (graziul@uchicago.edu). Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

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