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Job No. 141792

  • Job Title:
  • Post-Doctoral Scientist, Computer Science
  • Employer:
  • George Washington University
  • Location:
  • Washington , DC
  • Posting Date:
  • 10-Feb-2020
  • Description:
  • Job Description Summary:
    Education and research is an important mission of the GW School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). Faculty and students in the Department of Computer Science work together to explore solutions to a number of pressing challenges in AI (Artificial Intelligence) for social good and AI Ethics. Perform technically-advanced scientific research, focused on detecting and quantifying bias in visual semantics and various supervised and unsupervised large-scale datasets.
    This position is primarily a temporary/training position in which the incumbent plays a substantive role in planning and conducting research by using quantitative and qualitative methods to collect, analyze and report data activities. In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, this role will participate in the planning of independent research, will analyze and interpret data, will publish results, will represent the university at conferences and meetings, and may develop new theories and methodologies. This position may also help the Principal Investigator to lead and direct the work of lower level research staff. This role performs work under the supervision of experienced researchers.

    Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Qualified candidates will hold a Doctoral degree in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

    Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:
    Preferred Qualifications:
    - Demonstrated competence in working with AI systems and natural language processing
    - Demonstrated competence in Bias in machine learning research
    - Demonstrated knowledge of traditional machine learning and deep learning approaches for classification and unsupervised learning.
    - Substantial documented experience in software design and programming as evidenced, by, for example, an open-source github contribution profile.

    Typical Hiring Range $53007 - $68275 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?
    Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
    College/School/Department: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
    Family Research and Labs
    Sub-Family Field Research
    Stream Individual Contributor
    Level Level 3
    Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
    Hours Per Week: 40
    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.
    Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status
  •  Contact information:
  • George Washington University
  • Washington, DC 20052
  • United States
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