Research Intern, LEAD at Krea University

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Type: Full-time, Remote

Employer: LEAD at Krea University

Assignment type: Initial appointment will be for six months, which can be extended upon satisfactory performance for another 6 months (Start Date: July 2024)

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

About LEAD at Krea University:

LEAD, an action-oriented research centre of IFMR Society (a not-for-profit society registered under the Societies Act), leverages the power of research, innovation and co-creation to solve complex and pressing challenges in development. LEAD has strategic oversight and brand support from Krea University (sponsored by IFMR Society) to enable synergies between academia and the research centre. LEAD is a collaborative hub that brings experts from diverse disciplines and sectors together to develop innovative solutions by harnessing innovation, technology and analytics.

About the Role:

The successful candidate will contribute to a research project:¬†‚ÄúMobility during the Covid-19 Pandemic using Cell Phone Data‚ÄĚ,¬†under the guidance of¬†Dr. Rohan Gudibande¬†(Faculty of Economics, Krea University) and LEAD. The project seeks to compile big data (up to 1 TB) using automation for rigorous econometric and statistical analysis.¬†Please note this is a paid position.

Background and Qualifications: 

  • A Master‚Äôs or Bachelor‚Äôs degree in engineering or related field (s) with substantial training in Data Science, Information Systems and/or Computational Sciences.¬†
  • The selected candidate should be familiar with using Python at an advanced level.
  • The selected candidate should be familiar with Machine Learning algorithms for automation and/ or Big Data Management.¬†
  • It is desirable if the selected candidate is familiar with Geospatial Analysis using Python.
  • It is desirable if the selected candidate is familiar with statistical modelling using R or STATA.

Deadline:¬†Applications are being accepted till 30th¬†June 2024. Please email [email protected] with a collated copy of your resume and a cover letter (maximum three pages). The cover letter should explain why you are applying to this position and how it relates to your interests. Please highlight your relevant expertise and/or background in Big Data management, Python and/or Machine Learning for automation and emphasise if you have a background in geospatial mapping or statistical analysis.

Note: We are an equal opportunity employer, and all candidates will be considered for employment. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact each candidate individually regarding the status of their application. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purposes.

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