Job no: 226512-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Categories: Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Instructional Design, Research, Scientific, Web Design/Development, Other
The research programmer will work on the NSF funded project "Collaborative Research: Scaffolding Science Learning and Teaching in Middle School Classrooms through Automated Wise Crowd Analysis of Students' Writing." The person hired will work on developing a learning environment to support science learning in middle schools. This consists of using NLP technques for automated assessments of students' writing, and developing simulations in physics.Position Duties:
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Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
* Programming experience with an object-oriented language such as C++ or Java;
* Ability to understand and debug existing code;
* Preferred: interest in developing educational applications
* Preferred: prior experience with machine learning and NLP research, and/or educational technology development
A177500-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/WCERWork Type:
Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
To apply for this position please upload a resume, cover letter addressed to Dr. Sadhana Puntambekar, and a list of 3 professional references. Please include the name and contact information for your current supervisor.Contact:
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Academic Staff-RenewableJob Number:
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Applications Open: Sep 3 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:Sep 17 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time