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Data Scientist/Software Engineer, Gabrieli Lab - Cambridge, MA #4948342

Company: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Date: 05/17/2018

Category: Telecommunications Services

City: Cambridge, MA

Data Scientist/Software Engineer, Gabrieli Lab

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Research - Scientific

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McGovern Institute for Brain Research

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Office of Provost

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

DATA SCIENTIST/SOFTWARE ENGINEER, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, to work under the supervision of principal research scientist Dr. Satra Ghosh of the Gabrieli lab. Will participate in a broad array of projects in neuroinformatics. This will include extending nipype by developing novel dataflow architectures for big local and distributed data (including single sample TB size datasets); architecting reproducible research platforms and applications as service platforms; datamining genotype-phenotype data for discovery using large imaging genetic datasets; and conducting predictive analytics in mental health using data from smartphone platforms. Working on these projects will involve collaboration with partners within and across regional and international institutions. Will be expected to develop algorithms and prototype ideas; contribute to open source tools; and perform software engineering, testing, and validation. The position also offers an opportunity to mentor undergraduate and graduate students and contribute to data science at MIT.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in computer science, electrical or biomedical engineering, neuroscience, statistics, or related field. Experience with data science technologies and proficiency with numerical computation and computing languages such as Python, R, and MATLAB would be ideal. Should enjoy collaborating and be able to adapt to and adopt a diverse set of technologies. Job #16056


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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