Computer Scientist - NIH-funded research

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

USC’s Information Sciences Institute (ISI), a unit of the university’s Viterbi School of Engineering, is a world leader in the research and development of advanced artificial intelligence, information processing, computing, cybersecurity, and communications technologies. ISI’s 400 faculty, professional staff and graduate students carry out extraordinary information sciences research at three distinct locations - Marina Del Rey, CA; Arlington, VA; and Waltham, MA.

*This position is located in Marina del Rey, CA.*

ISI’s Informatics Systems Research division seeks a Computer Scientist.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Applies computer science principles and concepts in planning, coordinating and executing research objectives. Contributes to state-of-the-art technology and theories. Solves a wide range of research problems. Creates or modifies methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Research will explore the interactions of dense and symbolic representations for knowledge graph creation and for learning event sequence information from text.
  • Write articles for publication.
  • Interacts with peers. Makes presentations at conferences; participates in workshops and collaborates in specific areas of research.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:

  • Experience creating and managing large-scale scientific data repositories
  • Experience with large-scale NIH funded research consortium
  • Experience with data management tools, databases and asset management platforms
  • Knowledge and experience in managing human subject data

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.

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