Requisition # 2017-8010Department Princeton Neuroscience InstCategory Research and LaboratoryDate Posted 3 days agoFull-Time / Part-Time Full-TimeApplication Deadline Overview The researcher will work with Dr.Michael Lesnick and his collaborators on a large, ongoing project to develop cutting edge algorithms and software for topological data analysis.The position is expected to last until Fall 2018, with the possibility to continue in a related position at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute afterwards.This is an ideal position for a recent college graduate looking to do research in preparation for graduate school in math, computer science, or a related field.However, candidates at any stage in their career will be considered.Responsibilities The project has a component concerned with fast, scalable computation of topological signatures of data, and also a data visualization component.The researcher will work on one or both of these components, depending on their strengths and interests.

There will also be opportunities to apply novel topological data analysis tools to neuroscience data.

Qualifications Essential Qualifications:
B.A.

in mathematics, computer, science, or a related discipline (an exception may be considered for an outstanding candidate)Mathematical maturity, including familiarity with linear algebraAbility to code in C++Desire and ability to absorb challenging new mathematics Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with abstract algebra and algebraic topologyPrior research experienceExperience with data analysis/data visualizationPrinceton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO IS THE LAW Salary Grade RSP, 010 Standard Weekly Hours 36.25 Eligible for Overtime Yes Benefits Eligible Yes Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail) No Comments Related to End Date Job is expected to last until Fall 2018 Physical Capacity Exam Required No Valid Driver's License Required No Connect With Us!Join our Talent Network to receive updates about working at Princeton.Princeton University requires all candidates to complete a background check successfully prior to the start of employment.The type and extent of background checks may vary depending on job requirements and/or functions.If you have questions or comments regarding the iCIMS Privacy Policy or iCIMS FAQs, please contact accounts@icims.com.

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