Research Associate

Penn State University

University Park, PA, US

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Multi-scale Hydrology Processes and Intelligence group (MHPI), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking a Research Associate in machine-learning-based landslide modeling.

The Research Associate will be:

  • Modeling and geospatial analysis in the Google AI Impact Challenge project (https://sites.google.com/view/deepldb) where we create a landslide database and improve our predictive capability of the hazard
  • Interacting with large groups of researchers
  • Using state-of-the-art machine learning techniques
  • Learning new methodologies in solving complex issues

Qualifications:

  • Strong, documented coding skill is a must for the position, while it is not limited to a particular programming language
  • Requires a Master`s degree in Geoscience, Computer Science or a related field
  • Background in machine learning or deep learning is a plus but not required

POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED