Research Software Engineer
Requisition # 2021-13106
Date Posted 13 hours ago(7/21/2021 1:57 PM)
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
The Hasson lab in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute has an opportunity
available for a research software engineer. The Hasson lab is part of an
exciting and growing trend in neuroscience that applies natural language
processing to study human language and cognition under natural and realistic
conditions. Among other things, the candidate will work with a large data set
of video and audio data recorded in natural settings and machine learning
algorithms to develop tools for modeling child development.
Applications should include a cover letter indicating why you would like the
job and what you will bring to the lab, a CV, and a list of at least two
references. For further information please contact Uri Hasson at
The term of this appointment is one year, with the possibility of renewal
based upon satisfactory performance and funding.
The primary duties will be focused on analyzing audio and video recordings of
family life, and modeling language development using state of the art deep
language models and other NLP tools.
A master's degree in computer science, machine learning, electrical
engineering or another related field is required.
Strong computational skills and prior experience with machine learning
tools, and NLP modeling, with interest in computational neuroscience.
Experience with high performance computing and cloud services is an
This postion is subject to the University's background check policy.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,
or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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Eligible for Overtime
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