The Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW) at Princeton University is seeking a Research Software Engineer to collaborate on research and provide computational expertise in data engineering, applied machine learning, and optimization in order to create efficient and scalable research code. This position will have a significant role in designing and conducting additional research building on the Fragile Families Challenge. This position will work with the project Principal Investigator (Matthew Salganik) and will contribute to the research community at Princeton, including the community focused on the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (FFCWS).
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in statistics, machine learning, and data engineering. They will be able to translate academic research into production quality, stable and documented code.
This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal based on performance and continued funding.
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