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Student Consultant Positions (Fall 2019)

Student Consultant Positions (Fall 2019)

 

Data Services Student Consultant - Data Visualization

 

Position Overview: Data Services Student Consultants work in the Data Services lab on the 5th floor of Bobst Library, providing data visualization & analysis support to the faculty, staff, and students of NYU. Data visualization is about presenting large amounts of information in ways that are universally understandable or easy to interpret and spot patterns, trends and correlations. These representations include charts, graphs, infographics and other pictorial diagrams. Duties include: Use of data visualization tools and software to communicate information in these ways to NYU patrons as well as provide instruction on the use of visualization tools. This is an On-Campus, Paid Job - $16 to $20/hour. Consultants will be expected to be available for 10-20 hours per week for the term and may continue into the following semester based on performance and eligibility.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Clear understanding of data visualization principles, both for static and interactive visualizations
  • Experience building visualizations using two or more of the following: Tableau, R (ggplot, Shiny), Python (bokeh, matplotlib) or D3.js, supplemented by an understanding of HTML and Javascript
  • Critical thinking: the ability to look at numbers, trends, and data and suggest new and varied visualization solutions based on the findings
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong attention to detail
 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a graduate degree in Math, Computer Science, Data Science, Data Analytics, Information Science, Interactive and Multimedia Graphic Design or a related discipline.
  • High proficiency with Tableau supplemented by data visualization experience using Python and/or R
  • Expertise in visual design supported by formal training and/or education.
  • Familiarity with visualizations of text and network data
  • Ability to work with complex datasets
  • Proficiency in graphics software such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is a plus.
 

Application Requirements:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Work Samples (If files are too large for Handshake, please send via email to data.services@nyu.edu with your full name and “Data Visualization Student Consultant application” in the subject line)
 

Please apply via Handshake using the Job Posting ID: 2896983

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Data Services Student Consultant - Quantitative

Position Overview: Data Services student consultants work in the Data Services lab on the 5th floor of Bobst Library, providing quantitative/statistical data analysis support to the faculty, staff, and students of NYU. Duties include: providing statistical data analysis consultations on a walk-in and appointment basis, leading Data Services instructional tutorials, preparing training documentation, and participating in select projects. This is an On-Campus, Paid Job - $16 to $20/hour. Consultants will be expected to be available for 10-20 hours per week for the term and may continue into the following semester based on performance and eligibility.

 

Benefits: Data Services student consultants have the opportunity to gain valuable research experience across multiple academic fields, gain instructional skills and experience, and develop professional connections with faculty, staff and professionals at NYU.  

 

Qualifications: Full-time students wishing to be considered should have experience conducting quantitative academic research with statistical software, Stata or R in particular, supplemented by expertise in SAS, JMP, SPSS, or MATLAB. Fluency in two or more data analysis software packages is a plus. Applicants should have proficiency with commonly used quantitative research methods and be familiar with data manipulation (e.g. merging or restructuring data sets), data cleaning, and basic statistics for analysis of categorical and continuous data (e.g. t-tests, chi-square tests, correlations, ANOVAs, regressions, etc.). Applicants should also have the desire to improve their knowledge of research methodologies.

 

Application Requirements:

Cover Letter

Resume

 

Please apply via Handshake using the Job Posting ID: 2897145

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Data Services Student Consultant - GIS

For Data Services Student Consultant - GIS there are no positions available currently. However, Data Services is always looking for bright individuals. If you are a full-time student with extensive experience of conducting academic research using one or more of our supported software packages and have a desire to improve your knowledge of research methodologies, please email a resume and a cover letter to data.services@nyu.edu to be considered for potential openings in the following semester.

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Data Services Student Consultant - Qualitative Research/Survey Design

 

For Data Services Student Consultant - Qualitative Research/Survey Design there are no positions available currently. However, Data Services is always looking for bright individuals. If you are a full-time student with extensive experience of conducting academic research using one or more of our supported software packages and have a desire to improve your knowledge of research methodologies, please email a resume and a cover letter to data.services@nyu.edu to be considered for potential openings in the following semester.