Cornell Tech, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Cornell Tech-RA [#8056]
Position Title: Open Source Data Science Research Engineer
Position Type:Other
Position Location:New York, New York 10011, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Machine Learning
Computational Science and Engineering / Big Data
Starting Date:2016/09/23
Appl Deadline:2016/12/31 finished (posted 2016/09/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Open Source Data Science Research Engineer

Cornell Tech seeks qualified applicants for the position of Open Source Data Science Research Engineer. The successful candidate will work with faculty and staff to lead the development of open source tools for machine learning and data science and foster open source projects inside Cornell Tech. 

This is a 3 year fixed-term academic position as a Research Associate. The position requires funding generated through sponsored and other sources and is renewable, contingent upon availability of funding and academic success. The position is available immediately and is benefits-eligible. Flexibility in appointment with a percentage of effort other than full-time is possible. 

 Responsibilities & duties 

  • Collaborate with faculty and researchers to develop open source solutions for data science and machine learning problems.  
  • Foster a culture of open source inside Cornell Tech for research and non-research projects. 
  • Support and collaborate with faculty and staff teaching data science and machine learning related classes. 
  • Pursue sponsored research and other funding opportunities independently and in collaboration with faculty. 

  • PhD in computer science or related field, with focus on data science 
  • Proven expertise in machine-learning 
  • Solid track record of open source coding and development as project maintainer or core contributor 
  • Industrial experience with data science and machine learning

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
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New York, NY 10011

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