Data ScientistJob ID 1912 Date posted 10/09/2019
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The National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) is seeking an experienced data scientist to join the Scientific Computing & Data Acquisition, Data Management, Data Analysis Group (DAMA).
The position is funded through the Center for Biomolecular Structure (CMBS), a Department of Energy, Office of Science, Biological and Environmental Research (DOE-BER)- and NIH-sponsored user facility located at the NSLS-II at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY.
The candidate will work closely with the NSLS-II’s Imaging and Microscopy Program (IMP) with a goal of developing advanced image visualization and analysis tools. The developed tools will be deployed at the IMP beamlines for processing experimental data. The IMP beamlines have the world-leading imaging capabilities either using scanning or full-field microscopy techniques. The scientific data generated at these beamlines are multimodal (spectromicroscopy, tomography with different contrast mechanisms (absorption, fluorescence, ptychography and more), multi-dimensional (3D or 4D) and extremely large. The candidate is expected to develop sophisticated data analysis tools incorporating machine learning or other advanced methodologies.
Further, this position is needed to support the development and maintenance of a software and infrastructure for data analysis, management and analysis for the CMBS and NSLS-II user community. The successful candidate will work with a team of scientists and engineers to design, develop, and maintain reliable software and infrastructure to enable data acquisition, management and analysis at the NSLS-II facility.
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Other Information: The position classification offered will be commensurate with the candidate’s depth and breadth of experience.
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