Research Associate

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
09/06/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
90595
Work Unit:
College of Engineering
Department:
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Full/Part Time:
Part–Time

Description

Multi-scale Hydrology Processes and Intelligence group (MHPI), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking a research associate in machine-learning-based landslide modeling. The research associate will be in charge of modeling and geospatial analysis in the Google AI Impact Challenge project (https://sites.google.com/view/deepldb) where we create a landslide database and improve our predictive capability of the hazard. The selected candidates will interact with large groups of researchers, will be using state-of-the-art machine learning techniques and will learn new methodologies in solving complex issues. Strong, documented coding skill is a must for the position, while it is not limited to a particular programming language. Background in machine learning or deep learning is a plus but not required. The appointment will start preferably in December 2019 or early 2020. Applications will be reviewed immediately and are accepted until the position is filled. This position requires a Bachelor`s or higher degree in Geoscience, Computer Science, or clearly related fields.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088