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Research Scientist (Data Analyst) - MAP EA Node, Dar

Nov. 2, 2023, 10:36 a.m.

Research Scientist (Data Analyst) - MAP EA Node, Dar

The Data Analyst will design and manage software systems with the aim of advancing the study of malaria and related topics.

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute is seeking a Data Analyst to join the  East Africa (EA) Node of the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) team. The role involves supporting the development of software and systems for studying malaria and related topics, from design to maintenance. The Data Analyst will work with a team to create world-class software and user-friendly systems, including robust APIs for data access by both internal and external users to access the project's data.

Qualification and Experience
The ideal candidate should have a Master's degree in computer science, software development, or a related field, along with at least 1 year of data science experience. A PhD in a related field is desirable. Proficiency in programming languages like Java and Python/R, as well as expertise in handling large datasets and SQL databases, is essential. Familiarity with web front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and excellent English language communication skills, including the ability to convey complex information clearly, are important. A strong grasp of relational and non-relational database design, knowledge of web services, and the ability to quickly adapt to new software, frameworks, and APIs are also valuable skills.

More Info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on
Friday, December 1st 2023. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Research Scientist (Data Analyst) - MAP EA Node, Dar