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In case there are folks out there interested in using their network data
analytic skills for making the world a better place, these are interesting
positions/opportunities.

dl


http://unicefstories.org/2013/12/19/job-opportunity-data-analysis-consultant-ny/

Do you have a Master’s Degree in computer science, engineering, statistics,
applied mathematics, physics, computational finance, or other related
technical discipline? Are you competent in data mining techniques? Do you
have experience working with cell phone data or remote sensing data? Do you
have knowledge of cell phone networks and network analysis? If yes,
continue reading as we might be looking for you!

The Tower Project (working title) is looking to monitor and predict natural
disasters and other instances of social stress by looking at new types of
real time information such as volume of calls and SMS in cell towers.

This project is seeking a Data Analysis Consultant to conduct a hypothesis
test using historical data from cell phone towers (BTS), remote sensing
data or sensor data and comparing it to ground truth data. This will look
at the Baduda and Mbale areas of Uganda to identify and isolate unique
digital fingerprints or patterns that could be built into a model for
real-time monitoring.

*Duty Station: *Innovation Unit, NYHQ

*Duration of contract*: 6 months

*Start Date: *Immediate

Send Resume/CV, Cover Letter and 2-3 samples of work or Case Studies of
previous work and your role in it to unicef.jobs(at)gmail.com with subject
line: Tower Project Data Analyst *by January 10, 2014*.

For questions, please email unicef.jobs(at)gmail.com with subject line
TOWER PROJECT QUERY.

For more information, see the Terms of
Reference<http://unicefstories.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/tor-data-analyst_final-1.docx>
.

Check also other job
opportunities<http://unicefstories.org/?s=job+opportunity&submit=Search>
within
UNICEF innovation work.


http://unicefstories.org/2013/12/19/job-opportunity-developer-consultant-ny/

Are you a full-stack engineer who values freedom and liberty above most
other things? Would you like to work with a diverse, design (data and
test)-driven team?  Can you make machines do your bidding in a world full
of uncertain futures?

If you’d like to use your  programming and engineering skills to help solve
some of the world’s toughest problems – we might have the job for you.
 We’re looking for an open source, agile-friendly, TDD-positive person who
will work really hard as part of a great team.

The UNICEF Innovation Unit has a set of development needs, including The
Tower Project (working title), which is looking to monitor and predict
natural disasters and other instances of social stress by looking at new
types of data such as volume of calls and SMS or remote sensing data in
order to trigger the U-report investigation system.

We are seeking a developer to assist with the real-time prototyping of the
Tower Project.  You will have the ability to create an open source
end-to-end solution that will merge important technical connections between
UNICEF’s disparate products.

*Duty station*: Innovation Unit, NYHQ

*Duration of Contract*: 6-9 months

*Start Date*: Immediate

Send Resume/CV, Cover Letter and 2-3 samples of work or code on Github or
another site to unicef.jobs(at)gmail.com with subject line: Tower Project
Developer *by January 10, 2014*.

For questions, please email unicef.jobs(at)gmail.com with subject line
TOWER PROJECT QUERY.

For more information, see the Terms of
Reference<http://unicefstories.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/tor-developer-final1.docx>
.



David Lazer
*(pronounced as if it were Lazar)*
Professor of Political Science and Computer and Information Science,
Northeastern University
Co-Director, NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks
Director, Program on Networked Governance, Harvard University

CHECK OUT:  VisPolitics.com <http://vispolitics.com/>

Virtual identities:
davidlazer.com
twitter.com/davidlazer
blogs.iq.harvard.edu/netgov/
http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=gMndACUAAAAJ&hl=en
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/David_Lazer/

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