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The mission of the Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI) is to advance the scientific foundations for this exciting new field, and to support education and training of students who will be the new leaders in this area. Digital data have emerged as central to addressing critical societal needs and enhancing the quality of life in the coming decades. Data science touches virtually all aspects of life on our planet. At the campus level, UC San Diego already has tremendous strength in this area, ranging across all segments of the university. For this reason, the Institute has been established as an independent unit that works collaboratively with schools, divisions, departments, centers, and faculty and students across the entire campus. The Institute is lead by a Director who reports to an Oversight Committee chaired by the Chancellor. The Institute is the administrative home for the newly established undergraduate B.S. major and minor in Data Science, and will work with departments and the Academic Senate to create additional graduate programs in data science. The institute supports collaborations between researchers across campus and provides critical resources to support innovation in data science.
The Academic Coordinator role consists of the majority function as a Managing Director (MD) of one or more center-scale research efforts (Research Centers), and as needed, especially when in-between research center leadership roles, as a program manager to coordinate activities leading up to new center-scale research proposals filed by HDSI.
Reporting to the designated PI or Director of the Research Center, the MD, will participate in strategic planning, problem-solve and analyze unique issues as well as solve problems without precedent and / or structure and carry out administrative and external engagement activities. As a technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field of Data Science and/or AI, the incumbent will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Research Center led from the UC San Diego campus, functioning with a high-degree of autonomy in a fast-paced environment including overseeing facilities and human resources for the Center and the coordination of activities and operational logistics between the universities participating in the Center, which includes liaising with departments and schools within UC San Diego as well as the Business Office of HDSI and UC San Diego Office of Contracts and Grants to ensure proper grant administration and the completion of required agreements and subcontracts with university partners. Additionally, they will coordinate research project management activities across the Research Center, including the broadcast of internal requests for proposals and collection, organization and distribution of these.
In conjunction with the HDSI Business Office, UC San Diego Office of Contracts and Grants, participate in the program budgeting of the Research Center and ensure the proper flow of funds between universities participating in the Center based on approved research project expenses and other Center-related activities. The incumbent will manage industry partnership matters, such as overseeing information dissemination, organizing Executive Advisory Board meetings, acting as a point of contact, and providing assistance to the Research Center Director and other co-Principal Investigators in efforts to recruit and retain industry collaborations in the Research Center.
Additionally, they will administer all aspects of communications including the development and maintenance of the Research Center's website, brochure, newsletters, and social media content, the dissemination of information to all stakeholders as well as communication tools to facilitate the research enterprise such as wikis, Center internal meetings and teleconferences, and Research Center outreach and education events. The incumbent will oversee the creation of data repositories necessary to meet the data management plan for the Research Center, work with Center Director and researchers to ensure the collection and storage of appropriate data, the preparation and timeliness of reports, including the Sponsor's (e.g., NSF, NAIRI AI institute) quarterly and annual reporting, invention disclosures, intellectual property agreements, Center su
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