Summer graduate research assistant positions with the Consortium for Strategic Communication, The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication are now available.
RA Position 1: Text Mining
Seeking one or two motivated and hard working Summer RA’s with preparation in text mining, natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, data mining for a joint research project between CIDSE and College of Liberal Arts & Sciences for quantitative text and discourse analysis project.
Candidates should have programming skills in OO design and implementation using Java / Hadoop / MapReduce, and demonstrable ability to work with various open source NLP and ML tools and libraries. PhD students are preferred.
RA Position 2: Databases, Data Mining and GIS Seeking a motivated and hard working RA’s with preparation in databases, data mining or machine learning for a joint research project between CIDSE and College of Liberal Arts & Sciences for automating various steps in a web mining and discourse analysis process.
Pay Rate: Each position will be at 50% FTE(20 hrs/wk) with an hourly pay of $18 - $20/hr. Tuition waivers and benefits are also included.
Term of employment: May 16, 2011-August 15, 2011 with continuation in Fall based upon good progress in summer.