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3 Nov 2016

Part-Time Data management @ Prague, Czech Republic

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Science – Posted by FLD-KEL Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Job Description

Data management – a part time job offer or freelance contract
Czech University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Department of Forest Ecology
Forest Ecology group are currently seeking for the data management colleague for their team. You will become a leader of the data management and participate in extracting, cleaning and manipulating large quantities of environmental/ecological data. In particular you will be responsible to keep SQL data-base running, extracting and adding new data, and providing simple summary and graphical output.
Key responsibilities:
• leading large data-base management; • cleansing, and processing data from different sources and incorporating it into existing data-base; • developing, testing, and running multiple scripts for data extraction and simple analysis; • writing technical and user documentation and process descriptions (to be discussed).

Required skills:
• basics of data discovery, modelling, retrieval and profiling; • basics of data mining and statistics; • strong knowledge of R; • experience with database SQL; • experience with spatial analysis languages (R, ArcGIS, QGis); • strong analytical, numerical and programming skills;
Nice to have skills:
• advanced programming in SQL, R and / or Python; • experience with large data sets; • experience with reporting and visualization large data; • interest in scientific cooperation and research; • previous work with ecological data; • spoken and written English.
What we offer:
• flexible working schedule within Czech Republic (preferably in Prague); • competitive salary; • 20 working hour per month (negotiable); • possibility to work on the contract as a freelancer; • starting as soon as possible; • working in a dynamic, collaborative, and friendly environment.


How to Apply

To apply: Please provide a short cover list where you describe: •  How familiar you are with R and SQL? •  Which UI are you using to operate R? •  Which packages you would use to work with large data-base and to provide summary statistics or graphical output from it? •  Are you familiar with Shiny, Leaflet, Markdown?   In case of interest send your CVs to [email protected] Deadline for submitting is the end of December 2016

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: ArcGIS, data-base management, ecological data, qgis, r, and SQL. Salaries: Less than $100,000.

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