The Research Programmer is responsible for agent-based model implementation and/or manipulation, output presentation; topics vary and include: public health, education, economics, and behavioral/social sciences.
70% Programming Simulation and Statistical Assistance
30% Visualization and Reports
Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or statistics preferred. Master’s degree in a related field a plus. One-year of relevant experience required; job experience in computer modeling preferred; experience can come from prior employment, internship, or applicable undergraduate/graduate work. Competence to undertake research assignments with little supervision.
Knowledge/Skills Requirements: Strong programming skills, strong mathematical skills, ability to quickly adapt to new software environments, facility with empirical data and statistics are all required. Experience or familiarity with agent-based computational modeling highly preferred but not required. Experience with NetLogo, Repast, Java, R, and/or Stata a plus.
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