AIMS Research and Innovation Centre (AIMS RIC)
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is a pan-African network of centres of excellence for post-graduate training in mathematical sciences, research and public engagement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The AIMS Research and Innovation Centre is a research-oriented Centre facilitating high quality research that addresses African development challenges by engaging in relevant multi-disciplinary research and through creation of a world-class environment, which fosters innovation and creativity.
The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR)
The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda is an independent institution mandated with improving capacity to use information for evidence-based decision-making by coordinating Rwanda’s effort to collect, archive reliable data, analyse, document, and disseminate data within an integrated and sustainable framework.
The two institutions are jointly recruiting a Senior Data Scientist who will work closely with the AIMS Junior Research Chair and the Director of the Data Revolution and Big Data department (DRBD) unit at NISR for the implementation of high quality, collaborative research in Data Science. This is a full time opportunity based in Kigali, with 50% of the time at the AIMS Research and Innovation Centre and 50% of the time at NISR.