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4 Sep 2017

Full-Time R Developer and Open Source Community Manager at UCLA @ Los Angeles, California

UCLA – Posted by graemeblair Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

Come work with a group of social science professors and graduate students at UCLA, Yale, and Columbia to develop a way to improve how scientists plan research before data collection begins (see for an early alpha release). We want to bring the tools we’re developing to a wide audience of scientists and students by creating a set of rich tutorials and Data Camp courses, an easy-to-use Shiny app for those without programming skills, and creating a vibrant user community.

Our ideal candidate is creative; loves to code; eats, sleeps, and breathes open source; is excited about working with scientists; and cares deeply about user experience. We seek someone who wants to leave their mark on how scientists use R.

Things we can’t do without:
* R programming, ideally package development;
* BA or MA, ideally in computer science, statistics, or applied social science or hard science field;

* Open source computing skills, such as using Linux, Github, and markdown;
* Shareable code portfolio;
* Shiny development, or willingness to learn it on the job;
* Javascript programming, or willingness to learn it on the job;
* Live in LA or willing to relocate.

You get:
* To shape the direction of the product as we build it;
* Competitive salary with great university benefits;
* Pick your hardware — we want to equip you with what you need to do your best work;
* Flexible environment with a flexible work-from-home policy and vacation policy.

We strongly encourage women and people of color to apply for this position.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy at

How to Apply

To apply, fill out our Google Form: If you have questions about the position, please e-mail Graeme Blair <[email protected]>.

Job Categories: R Developer. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: community manager, open science, r, and shiny.

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