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Scientist IV Post Doc – Causal Inference & Reasoning

Malibu, CA, USA Req #76
Monday, July 15, 2019
EDUCATION DESIRED: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Data Science, Network Science, Applied Math, EE or related fields

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The primary job function is to develop, implement, and evaluate algorithms and theories from the fields of quantitative causal inference and counterfactual reasoning, machine learning (computer vision, natural language processing), machine reasoning, and other related areas to process and gain insight from large amounts of multimodal relational data (e.g. text, images, graphs, spatio-temporal processes). Additional job functions include solving customer problems, writing invention disclosures, publishing papers, briefing customers, and assisting in marketing HRL expertise.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Research experience developing and implementing causal inference and counterfactual reasoning, machine learning, machine reasoning, data mining algorithms and software tools. Experience developing innovative solutions based on the application of relevant research results from a wide variety of literature i.e. from theory to software. Experience working on projects requiring group software development and version control is a plus. K

NOWLEDGE DESIRED: Background in causal inference and one or more of the following areas: machine learning, machine reasoning, computer vision, network science/graph theory, text mining, statistics. Strong Python programming skills, in addition to R, C/C++, Java, and/or Matlab. Experience with Spark, YARN, MapReduce or Hadoop is a plus.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Good communication (verbal and written) skills, active participation in R&D team activities is required. Able and willing to occasionally travel.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions): U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA