Princeton University: Data Services Specialist

Princeton University

Position: Data Services Specialist

Deadline Date: Open until filled

Provides statistical & software consulting services in quantitative analysis of machine-readable data.  Assists in the choice, application, & interpretation of quantitative methods.  Retrieves/manipulates complex data; transfers data between platforms for use in multiple computing environments; provides extracts/tables. Group instruction & individual consultations. Maintains web & creates documentation. Processes data.  Creates metadata.

Required: Master's degree & expertise with at least 1 of these statistical packages (Stata, R, SPSS). Experience providing direct data services to patrons, including research consultations or instruction. Strong background in computing & quantitative data analysis.

Preferred: Advanced degree in a quantitative social science or equivalent experience.  Demonstrated ability & experience in a fast-paced environment with a strong service orientation.  Experience in using complex machine-readable data; programming ability; some UNIX/server background. Expertise with Stata & R.

Desirable: Strong econometrics background or familiarity with economic and/or financial data.  Expertise with other statistical packages, particularly SAS & MATLAB.

Nominations and Applications: Nominations & applications (cover letter, resume & the names, titles, addresses & phone numbers of three references) will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website (requisition number 1300412). Link directly, or copy-paste into your browser:



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