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Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Engineering

Department:Computer Science And Engineering 10016172

Sub Area:FAS- Fac./Acad Staff

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:East Lansing

Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) invites applications for an interdisciplinary research associate, postdoctoral, position studying human decision making in on-line and off-line ecosystems. More specifically, we are seeking applicants to develop tools and systems that combine human and machine intelligence to novel ways, to solve problems that neither humans nor machines can solve as effectively

The research associate will join a dynamic team of computer scientists at Michigan State University and report to Prof. Mohammad Ghassemi. The Researcher will design, organize and conduct highly specialized and advanced experiments using established scientific protocols and procedures and in some cases designing new protocols; summarize findings and publish results in research journals; assume general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory; provide supervision and guidance to junior technicians, students, and research.

MSU is home to some of the world's leading computer scientist and includes a large number of faculty, postdocs, and grad students. MSU is located in the beautiful college town of East Lansing, a couple hours from the Chicago Metropolitan area.

Appointment Type: The initial position is for 1 year, renewable yearly for up to 2 additional years based on performance and availability of funds.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Computer Science

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a PhD in Computer Science or related field with graduate or postdoctoral experience in software engineering and machine learning.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to independently design and execute research studies

  • Strong programming skills in Python, SQL, and JavaScript

  • Prior experience with deep-learning frameworks including (e.g. Pytorch)

  • Prior experience developing full-stack web applications

  • Prior experience performing human subjects research

  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills

  • Ability to work with undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff in a collaborative environment

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, Names and email addresses of at least two references (one of whom must be candidates PhD adviser), A relevant publication sample

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised:Oct 29, 2019Eastern Daylight Time