Data Scientinst - Visualizing Impact

Data ScientistUnspecified28/09/2015Visualizaing ImpactBeirut, LebanonData SkillsStatisticsCapable of spotting trends in data; Background in computer science, statistics, or math; Familiar with programs used to analyze/plot/manipulate data; Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail; Keen desire to learn and to drive change through data; Excellent written and verbal communication; Fluent in spoken and written English.Visualizing Impact (VI) is a laboratory for innovation at the intersection of data science, technology, and design. VI creates impactful tools highlighting critical social issues around the world. The interdisciplinary VI team is based in Beirut.The data scientist is “part analyst, part artist.” The role requires a background in computer science, and experience in modeling, statistics, analytics, and math. Job level and position scope: This is a mid-level position. The job is a full time position based on a two-month trial period, after which a longterm contract will be discussed. Responsibilities: 1. Find, combine, and analyze interesting data sets on various social justice issues in conjunction with VI researchers; 2. Examine data from various disparate sources to understand an issue or topic; 3. Collate, analyse, plot, and map data; 4. Recommending creative ways to use and explore data; 5. Discovering hidden insights in data; 6. Liaising with designers, developers, and creative project managers to channel data into stories and visuals; 7. Identifying opportunities to utilize new technologies and mediumsApplyhttp://www.visualizingimpact.orgNo