Sep 7, 2015

Intern/Post-doc/Scientist/Software Engineer Positions at QCRI Social Computing Group

QCRI is seeking outstanding research assistants and associates for short and long term internships/coops, post-doctoral candidates, scientists, and/or software engineers and senior software engineers to join the Social
Computing group. The positions are available immediately and applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Desired skills for all positions include a strong record of technical excellence, software development or research achievement as demonstrated through software releases, publications, presentations at national and international meetings, and research in relevant discipline like social computing, database systems, data and text mining, information retrieval, web information systems, machine learning, digital libraries, natural
language processing, computational linguistics, pattern recognition, semantic web, document analysis and processing, visual analytics, etc. The applicant must possess prior experience in developing software and the
ability to design and perform experiments to validate research hypotheses. It is desirable that the applicant has good written communication skills.

Education: Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related area.

QCRI offers a unique opportunity for academic and applied research with a passion for innovation and excellence. QCRI is a national research institute conducting world-class applied computing research with a vision to transform the way we interact with each other, enable new discoveries, and accelerate development of society. The QCRI research program offers a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment, endowed with a
comprehensive support infrastructure.

QCRI offers a unique opportunity for strong research careers and an excellent compensation package including attractive tax-free salary and additional benefits such as furnished accommodation, medical insurance,
annual paid leave, and more. More information about the group and its research will be provided to interested candidates. Please submit an application consisting of a CV and names of three references by email to
Prasenjit Mitra Applications will be considered starting immediately and will be accepted on a continuing basis.