Information Sciences Institute (ISI), a unit of the University of Southern California’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 three research campuses: one in Marina Del Rey, CA; one in Arlington, VA; and one in Waltham, MA.
ISI seeks researchers who would like to create and deliver a new generation of artificial intelligence and human language technology to empower human analysts. Near-term opportunities include forecasting geo-political events/situations, detecting cyber attacks, and providing aids to human reasoning, all based on machine learning, human language technology, knowledge graphs, and advanced GUI technologies.
This position can be in either ISI’s Arlington, VA office or Marina Del Rey, Ca office.
A successful candidate will have
- A PhD/master’s degree in Computer Science or related field;
- A strong background in software engineering or intelligence analysis;
- Experience/coursework in natural language processing, machine learning, and knowledge bases; and
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance with security background investigation.According to U.S. government regulations, ONLY U.S. citizens are eligible for this type of clearance.
Necessary skills include experience with Unix/Linux and git as well as a strong programming background in at least one of Python, C++, or Java; experience with toolkits such as Kaldi, Moses, torch, tensorflow or theano is an additional bonus.
ISI’s work ranges from theoretical basic research, such as computer science discovery, machine learning, and human language technology, to applied research and development, such as design and modeling of innovative prototype systems and devices.
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.
REQ20055632 Posted Date: 01/31/2018
Location/Region: Los Angeles, CA (US)