Information Sciences Institute (ISI), a unit of USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering, is a world leader in the research and development of advanced information processing, computing, and communications technologies. ISI operates one of the world’s largest academic high-performance computing clusters. ISI has two research campuses: one in Marina Del Rey, CA, and one in Arlington, VA.
This position is located in Marina Del Rey, CA.
We are seeking a research Computer Scientist in the area of behavioral data mining. The successful candidate will have a strong mathematical background in statistical analysis, machine learning, network analysis, or mathematically related disciplines and a prior research experience in developing algorithms that are suitable for large scale real-world behavioral data. Applications areas of interest include, but are not limited to behavior analytics, including analysis of psychometric indicators, social and socio-technical network analysis, causal modeling, and temporal data analysis.
The successful applicant is expected to design and develop new models and scalable algorithms that operate on heterogeneous, time varying and streaming data. This research is intrinsically multidisciplinary and qualified applicants with Ph.D.’s in any STEM field will be considered, although the preference will be given to applicants with relevant background or experience.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Minimum Education: Master’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 3 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of research processes and computer science.
REQ20040442 Posted Date: 05/24/2017