Project Scientist - Auton Lab, Robotics Institute-2014978
The Auton Lab at Carnegie Mellon University is a large academic group driven by a desire to make a real-world difference in a broad range of research interests. The areas of our current focus include, but are not limited to, modeling complex temporal and sequential data, structural learning, incorporating diverse feedback, interactive network science and human-machine interaction. We are always interested in finding ways to make Artificial Intelligence more accessible, beneficial and affordable to everyone. The areas of our current application interests include healthcare in clinical, managerial, and new sensing modalities contexts, radiation safety, countering human trafficking, agriculture, predictive maintenance of equipment, multi-modal data analytics, etc.
We are seeking a Project Scientist to join us in the Auton Lab. In this role, you will act as a team leader for specific areas of research projects in applied data science. Working with principal investigator(s), you will prioritize project goals based on overall organizational goals. You will contribute significantly in the development and documentation of research finding and as a major collaborator of scientific papers. There will be frequent opportunities to present research finding to current or potential sponsors and at major national and international conferences.
Core responsibilities will include:
Preparing data, developing models, and producing research findings
Contributing to project management and maintenance of customer relationships
Documenting research findings, producing reports and synthetic summaries
Contributing to scientific publications
Working with principal investigator(s) to formulate research goals and plans
Preparing and delivering presentation of research findings
PhD in machine learning, applied mathematics, statistics, computer science, or other relevant field or equivalent combination of training and experience preferred
10-15 years of Research Experience required
Proven technical background
Experience in analyzing of data at scale, proven hands-on model development
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Auton Lab. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued proficiencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their work/life experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
You should demonstrate:
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work optimally in a team
Are you interested in this opportunity with us? Please apply.
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Job Function: Research Programming
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: Master's Degree or equivalent
Internal Number: 2014978
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.