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Employment Type:
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Posted:
9/28/2015
Job Category:
Software Development
Software Developer - Software Developer - R Programmer
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Job Description

Hiring department

Stat and Data Science

Monthly salary

$3,750+ depending on qualifications

Hours per week

40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

Posting number

15-05-28-01-9360

Job Status
Open

FLSA status
Non-exempt

Earliest Start Date
Immediately

Position Duration
Terminates on unknown date

Position open to
all applicants

Location
Austin (main campus)

Number of vacancies
1

General Notes

A Resume,a cover letter, and 3 professional references are required to apply for this position. Supplemental Documents will be required from those candidates chosen for interviews.

Required Application Materials

A Resume is required in order to apply

A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.

A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

To develop and facilitate dissemination of the methods developed in two NIH grants via user friendly software packages.

Essential Functions

Develop new programs and modify existing programs so that they run efficiently. Create R packages to submit to CRAN for the statistical methods developed in the grant. Write efficient programs in C or Fortran for the computationally intensive parts of model fitting and link these to R. Work closely with supervisor, his post-doc and PhD students. Assist PhD students and post-docs with programming needs for research manuscripts. Clearly document the R packages and thoroughly test programs before submission.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in statistics, math, CS or related field, demonstrated experience in programming in R and either C or Fortran. The position will require attention to detail, effective problem solving skills, excellent judgement, ability to meet deadlines, and excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree in statistics, math, CS or related field

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Use of manual dexterity

Work performed on concurrent multiple projects under pressure of rigid deadlines or time limitations. May require occasional extended work hours or on-call obligation.

About University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin, the largest component of The University of Texas System, is a major research university and home to more than 48,000 students, 2,700 faculty and 17,000 staff members. From teaching and research to public service, the university's activities support its core purpose - to transform lives for the benefit of society through the core values of learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity and responsibility. The mission of The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research, and public service.