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Data Scientist

Research Square is the leader in ethical author-oriented solutions in the world of academic publishing. We are home to American Journal Experts (AJE), which provides solutions that help researchers communicate their work so they can get back to making discoveries.

We currently have a challenging opportunity for a bright, hardworking, and self-motivated Data Scientist. We are looking for an early- to mid-career individual who exhibits personal humility and who strives to enable the success of their team in our fun and collaborative remote environment.

As a Data Scientist at Research Square, your efforts will support our engineering and operations teams across a variety of projects involving process automation, operations planning, and data visualization.

We are a company of academics and are committed to being data driven. The insight and analysis you provide will not only impact operations but will help steer the direction of the company. Relocation is not required.

(We are looking to fill this position immediately. As a result, we will only be able to consider candidates who are currently authorized to work in the US for any employer at this time.)

Requirements for this role include:

  • MS in Data Science or related field
  • Proficiency in working with large datasets
  • Experience coding in MySQL or other SQL databases and Python
  • Ability to apply Statistical and Machine Learning methods to specific business problems and data
  • Strong communication skills in working with remote stakeholders

Our ideal candidate also has experience with the following:

  • Two or more years experience in data science as a field
  • Demonstrated experience with deep learning in the TensorFlow framework
  • Natural language processing
  • Amazon Web Services and/or Google Cloud
  • Familiarity with R and PHP

Who We Are

We are a rapidly growing company based in Durham, NC, and our 200+ full-time employees are committed to making a difference in the world of research discovery, communication, and publication. We take our work to improve the lives of researchers very seriously, and we also believe in having fun doing so!  Our work environment is casual and extremely flexible. We have a results-focused workplace; many enjoy coming in to our "open office" environment, and those who choose to work from home attend any required meetings via chat rooms and videoconferencing. 


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  • Build 100 (2013)
  • Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility (2011, 2012)
  • When Work Works Award (2014, 2016, 2017)
  • NC Parenting Magazine’s Family Friendly 50 (2013, 2014)
  • Triangle Business Journal's Best Places to Work (2017)
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