EarthLab is seeking a full-time Data Scientist for research on outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism. The employee will join a team of researchers and practitioners who develop novel methods and information to inform public land management and improve opportunities for outdoor recreation. The successful candidate will advance methods that mix traditional survey methods with data from citizen science, social media, and mobile applications to more effectively measure visitation to public lands and generate fine-scale maps of where and how people recreate outdoors. The Data Scientist will be responsible for developing, improving, and maintaining existing analysis workflows. They will also be involved in many aspects of data management, analysis, and visualization to support projects with academic, governmental, and NGO partners. The successful candidate will be an organized, friendly, self-directed individual who is passionate about working on collaborative projects for social good.
We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. We are seeking candidates who are committed to creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive work environment where all voices are considered and valued. In your cover letter, please include your experience, lived or professional, in the area of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.
When applying, please submit a resume and cover letter describing your interests in the position through the UW hiring portal.
For more information, email Spencer Wood (firstname.lastname@example.org).