Duke University, Department of Political Science

Position ID:Duke-Department of Political Science-DEVASSORESEARCH [#18538]
Position Title: Developer/Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / Political Science
Appl Deadline:2021/05/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/04/28, listed until 2021/05/28)
Position Description:    

DevLab@Duke is looking to hire a Developer/Associate in Research to work on a machine learning project focused on forecasting changes to democracy around the world. The project involves extensive engagement with a pressing real-world problem and the policymakers working to address it. We are seeking candidates with an MS/MA in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science or related field. An undergraduate degree in computer science, statistics, or a related discipline and with experience in natural language processing will be considered. The following qualifications are required for this position: a) Knowledge of statistical machine learning concepts and basic knowledge in Natural Language Processing; b) Good experience with Python and machine learning packages such as Pytorch and Tensorflow; and c) Ability to write clean and efficient code to fix pipeline issues. Knowledge of working with NoSQL databases like MongoDB is a plus. This is a full-time position with a competitive annual salary, plus Duke’s fringe benefits (including health care). The application will remain open until the position is filled.

In your application, please include a letter of interest, resume, and portfolio of work. All application materials should be submitted electronically using the following site: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/. The start date for the position is flexible, but ideally June 1, 2021. Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina. Durham and the surrounding Research Triangle are home to several major universities and a booming cultural life. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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Further Info:
http://polisci.duke.edu/
email
9196604300
 
Political Science
Box 90204
Durham, NC
27708

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