Two Sigma Data Clinic is hiring a Data Scientist and a Fall Intern

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(Christine Zhang) #1

The Data Clinic is Two Sigma’s pro-bono data science and technology for social good initiative (Two Sigma is a technology-driven investment management company based in SoHo, NYC)

Read more about Data Clinic on our website here: https://www.twosigma.com/about/data-clinic/

Here is a post on “Data for Good: A Corporate Perspective”: https://www.twosigma.com/the-latest/article/data-for-good-a-corporate-perspective/

We currently have two open positions:

1. [Full-time] Data Scientist:

Responsibilities

Act as primary data scientist on 8-10 Data Clinic projects a year
Apply statistical analysis & modeling techniques to a range of different datasets on research topics across a variety of subjects/domains
Interact with partner organizations to understand their data science needs and research hypotheses
Publish independent research including academic papers and case studies
Present research to the broader community
Help to develop internal engagement and training activities (e.g., project lunch & learns/deep dives, hack days, data science training)

Qualifications

A demonstrated passion for using data to solve hard, impactful, problems
Experience applying statistical analysis to multiple domains
A strong academic record with at least one quantitative degree (Masters or PhD)
Proficiency with statistics and data analysis tools
Competency with at least one of Python or R
Experience creating and leading complex technical presentations

Apply here

2. [Part-time] Fall intern:

Qualifications

A demonstrated passion for using data to solve hard, impactful, problems
Experience applying statistical analysis to multiple domains
A bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD degree in statistics, mathematics, physics, computer science, or other technical and quantitative disciplines from a top university
Proficiency with statistics and data analysis tools
Competency with at least one of Python, R, or MATLAB
Experience working on creating and leading complex technical presentations
An intense desire to leverage data on behalf of non-profit organizations
Previous experience volunteering or doing pro-bono work

Important Note

Must be able to travel to our NYC office and commit to 15 – 20 hours per week for the full semester in the fall

Apply here

Christine