Data Scientist/Senior Data Scientist

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
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Data Scientist/Senior Data Scientist

Center for Computation Visualization

Computing & Information Services

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island


The Data Scientist consults and collaborates with staff and faculty to build out data products and services across the university’s administrative, research, and teaching operations. These products and services enable data-driven decision making by senior administrators, enhance the university’s research efforts, and improve learning outcome for students. This position is a 2 year fixed term position with the possibility of an extension contingent on available funding.



  • Master’s degree is required for the 10E position and a minimum of 1 year of non-academic work experience is preferred.
  • PhD degree is preferred for the 11E position and a minimum of 3 years of non-academic work experience is preferred.
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or with a similar technical and computational emphasis.
  • Expertise in several of the following areas: statistics; machine learning; high-performance and distributed computing; data mining, exploration and visualization; data management; algorithm design; software engineering.
  • Experience with the python programing language and at least some of the following packages and tools: python, pandas, numpy, matplotlib, plotly, scikit-learn, git, conda, docker, sql.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and deadlines, and an eagerness to take ownership of challenging and open-ended assignments.
  • Effectively works alone but also in a team.
  • Effective at communicating with audiences whose technical backgrounds vary widely.
  • Willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

Successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification is required.


To apply, please use this link to directly view the position on Brown’s Career Site at:


Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.



About Brown (Please visit our website and get to know us better at:


Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.


With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown’s vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,500 staff and faculty, 6,200 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 490 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.


Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at:




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