Data Scientist

Science Exchange wants to organize public scientific research data and make scientific research more efficient. The goal is to collect and analyze data to help drive marketing, product decisions, and new features of Science Exchange. Great benefits and perks!



Science ExchangeCompany: Science Exchange
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Web: www.scienceexchange.com

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Job Description:
The amount of data available to the public surrounding scientific research is astonishing. Science Exchange wants to organize as much of it as possible, and use it to make scientific research more efficient.

The ideal candidate has the ability to collect and normalize data from multiple sources that will be used to drive marketing and product decisions, as well as fuel many of the features of Science Exchange.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience running complex statistical analyses on large data sets
  • Experience scripting with either Python or R
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Excited about the potential to experiment with new data products
  • Abundant curiosity (Links to cool data-driven side projects a big bonus)
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with scientific data outlets (such as publications and grants) preferred

Why work at Science Exchange:
We've got a broad and meaningful vision: to provide efficient access to the world's scientific expertise. And because we're still a small team, you'll be making a major contribution to the fulfillment of that vision from the moment you start. You'll also be joining a group of passionate and talented teammates who have great fun working together.

Benefits & Perks:

  • The Best Gear: Your choice of equipment... standing or sitting desks; Aeron chairs; 27" monitors.
  • Catered Lunches, Everyday: Enjoy free catered lunches daily, plus tons of snacks and beverages.
  • Regular Events: Wednesday night bonfires, Friday night happy hours and much more!
  • Attend Conferences: Attend any conference you'd like and we'll cover the cost.
  • Full Benefits: Full health / dental insurance packages are available to all employees.
  • Competitive Salary + Equity: We offer a competitive startup salary + generous equity package.
  • Flexible Vacation Policy: Take time off when you need it with flexible working hours and vacation time.
  • Group Outings: Brainstorm, reflect, and celebrate together, out of the office.