- Job posted on: 27th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Established in 2000, the Social Research Centre is Australia’s leading provider of social research services and is dedicated to conducting world-class research that informs decision-making and advances our understanding of Australian society. As a wholly owned subsidiary of the Australian National University (ANU), we enjoy unprecedented access to ANU researchers and ANU’s world class research environment.
We have an exciting opportunity for two Trainee Data Scientists to join our company. This is a permanent, full-time opportunity, based at our Melbourne CBD office with hybrid work arrangements available. Trainee Data Scientists at the Social Research Centre typically complete their traineeship within 12 to 18 months and progress to become a Data Scientist in the company.
Trainee Data Scientists at the Social Research Centre are heavily involved in data manipulation and survey data processing. Programming experience in R or Python is essential. Previous professional experience in working with large datasets, databases or in computer programming will be highly regarded.
Due to restrictions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the successful candidate will be required at times to work remotely. A suitable home workspace and computer setup, and reliable internet connection are essential.
The successful candidate will be supporting other members of the Data Science Group on all tasks in the survey cycle, including survey sample preparation, data collection preparation, survey and in-field reminder launch, administration of survey fieldwork progress monitoring, data processing, data analysis and visualisation, and other ad hoc data reporting.
For more information, please contact our Human Resources team at email@example.com, using the subject line: Trainee Data Scientist application via EthicalJobs.
The Social Research Centre values diversity and believes that an inclusive and fair work environment has a positive impact on the wellbeing of employees, job satisfaction and productivity. We encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.