Position: Research Engineer

Salary Range: $75-85K | Appointment Date: ASAP | Location: New York, New York, USA


New York Univeristy has a vibrant data science and engineering community that includes such centers and programs such as the Tandon School of Engineering, the Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), and the Center for Data Science (CDS). Researchers from different domains collaborate on solving society's problems while contributing to open research software and data.

This position is situated in the Visualization, Imaging, and Data Analytics (VIDA) Laboratory at New York University Tandon School of Engineering. VIDA conducts research on a variety of topics such as data management, information visualization, image analysis, web domain discovery, and provenance management, with applications to many practical problems, including solutions to the "reproducibility crisis," fighting crime online, baseball analytics, and disease spread.


We are looking for a talented developer who is passionate about creating open tools and infrastructure to support reproducible research. Candidates will contribute to the development of open source software for research reproducibility and will work with like-minded and very talented research scientists, faculty, and students to build tools that will transform and streamline scientific discovery and improve the research reproducibility.

Appointments will be initially for two years, with expected renewals under a rolling contract.


For this position, the Research Engineer will:




Bonus: Knowledge of and experience with Rust


Submit your cover letter, resume with any links to open source profiles (e.g. on GitHub or GitLab), and information for three references to [email protected].