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9 Jun 2016

Freelance Data Scientist – @ Amman, Jordan

UNHCR Regional Office for Middle East & North Africa – Posted by Legoupil Amman, Jordan

Job Description

The main objective of the consultancy is develop  statistical models and algorithm based on refugee registration and assistance tracking at the individual level to predict specific needs and assistance needs.

Conditions: 20 working days to be performed in maximum 4 months with 1 induction mission in Amman.

Required skills: Relevant post graduate university degree (Statistics, Data Science, Social Science or Econometrics) with at least 6 years of experience in data mining – expertise on R statistical software and reproducible research is required.

Salary: The salary will be calculated based on the number of years of experience of the candidates and in accordance with UNHCR policy on Individual Consultants. For reference, a selected candidate with 15 years of experience will get a daily rate of 500 USD.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to send a CV and a motivation letter to [email protected] – A reference to an account on GitHub and a project portfolio will be an asset for the application.

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Freelance. Job Tags: data-science, machine learning, predictive analytics, r, and statistics. Salaries: Less than $100,000.

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