Research Software Engineer

Princeton University

United States

August 21, 2021

Description

Research Software Engineer

Requisition # 2021-13106

Date Posted 13 hours ago(7/21/2021 1:57 PM)

Department

 Princeton Neuroscience Inst

Category

 Research and Laboratory

Job Type

 Full-Time

Name of Lab

 Hasson Lab
Overview

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 hasson@princeton.edu

The term of this appointment is one year, with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory performance and funding.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications
  • 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 advantage.
  • 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

    Standard Weekly Hours

    36.25

    Eligible for Overtime

    No

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Probationary Period

    90 days

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

    Experience Level

    Associate

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