Data Scientist/Software Engineer, CCA

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Flatiron Institute
Department Name: 
Center for Computational Astrophysics
New York
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Center for Computational Astrophysics at the Flatiron Institute invites applications for a Software Engineer/Data Scientist position. The Flatiron Institute is a multidisciplinary institute whose mission is to advance scientific research through computational methods, including data analysis, modeling and simulations.


The Flatiron Institute currently includes three centers — the Center for Computational Astrophysics (CCA), the Center for Computational Biology (CCB) and the Center for Computational Quantum Physics (CCQ). The Software Engineer/Data Scientist will work in collaboration with CCA scientists and the Scientific Computing Core to develop standards and strategies for storage of and access to diverse kinds of simulated data, and will work on building a database and user interface for both simulated and observational datasets.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, computer science or a related technical discipline, and should have experience in software development, database management and related tools, working with large datasets and/or data archiving.


When applying for this position, candidates should upload a CV, a brief statement (2-3 pages) describing previous work and skills relevant to this position and, if available, a publication list. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.


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Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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