Fall 2022 Career Support Workshop

The Academic Data Science Alliance (ADSA) and the US Research Software Engineer Association (US-RSE) are hosting an in-person 2-day workshop on October 24-25, 2022 focused on elucidating best practices for recruitment, career development, and retention of staff data scientists and research software engineers in academic settings. The primary outcome of this workshop will be a guide book that addresses how data scientists, research software engineers, hiring managers, and administrators can successfully create rewarding career paths for these new types of positions.

ADSA and US-RSE logos

The workshop will have breakout sessions focused on a number of different topics pertinent to academic careers for RSEs and data scientists. The format will be semi-unconference style, with some pre-selected topic areas and some group generated topics. Participants will be expected to actively engage in content creation throughout the workshop and participate in writing, review, and editing of the end product(s) after the workshop has concluded.

Workshop Location

The workshop will be held at the Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago

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Workshop Lodging

Discounted rooms are available at the Study Hotel hotel near the workshop location. If you received an invitation to attend, please book ASAP.

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Applications Closed

Applications for participation are closed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Workshop Program Committee

David Beck

Director of Research and Education, eScience Institute, University of Washington

Ian Cosden

Director, Research Software Engineering for Computational & Data Science, Princeton University

Blake Joyce

Data Science Manager II, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jing Liu

Managing Director, Michigan Institute for Data Science, University of Michigan

Christina Maimone

Research Data Services Lead, Northwestern University

Kenton McHenry

Associate Director of Software, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne

Micaela Parker

Executive Director, Academic Data Science Alliance

Steve Van Tuyl

Program Manager, Academic Data Science Alliance