D-Lab consultants have the opportunity to assist with intriguing questions posed by graduate students, faculty, scholars and other research institutions throughout campus. We work collaboratively within the D-Lab network of consultants, instructors and data science fellows to address general technical questions and niche research questions. No two inquiries are the same.
Apply to learn more about D-Lab and be part of our community. Many consultants have used this role to step into workshop instruction or to become a Data Science Fellow.
Specialized Area of Hire
For the Fall semester we are looking to hire 1 to 2 new consultants for each of the following areas:
Statistics, if you are a graduate student within the Stats Department we highly encourage you to apply
Qualitative research methods or knowledge of tools such as MAXQDA, NViVo, Praat, Atlas.Ti
Statistical packages such as STATA, SASS, SPSS
Tableau or Excel for data analysis & visualization
Survey design or survey analysis
- Google Apps Script (perferable) or java script
- R Programming
Roles and responsibilities:
D-Lab consultants perform all of the following functions:
Host a weekly 2-hour drop-in session at our virtual front desk. This is done in collaboration with other D-Lab consultants. In most cases consultants can work as many 10 hours per week.
Address two consulting tickets per week
Attend a mandatory 30-minute biweekly team meeting that fits in with your schedule.
Maintain communication with D-Lab core staff and respond to emails and slack messages in a timely manner
Maintain communication with consultees. Once you pick up a ticket we expect you maintain communication with the person you are assisting
Ability to use Slack and bCal as essential communication and coordination tools
Compensation and Hours:
D-Lab consultants typically are hired as Student Assistant 4s with a starting rate of $26 per hour and must work a minimum of 2 hours per week.