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Computer Vision and Deep Learning RA: Image Analysis - Education Research

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Computer Vision and Deep Learning RA: Image Analysis
Education Research

Anjali Adukia (University of Chicago), Alex Eble (Columbia University), and Teodora Szasz (University of Chicago) are looking to hire a research assistant for a range of projects, including a study on gender and race representation in education. This position would be for Fall 2021, with a possibility of extending into next academic year. The position would be based at the University of Chicago, with possibility of working remotely. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

We are looking for a highly motivated person who can work efficiently with close attention to detail. The ideal candidate would have experience with deep learning and computer vision, while also being self-motivated and able to work independently.

  • Performing image analysis and classification
  • Developing tools and writing scripts to identify features and classify images in different categories using different techniques 
  • Communicating and documenting your process to other researchers on the project
  • Working collaboratively with a team of researchers
  • Other responsibilities as they arise

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with or proficiency in Python
  • Experience with using Convolutional Neural Networks
  • Experience with Keras (TensorFlow) and/or PyTorch frameworks
  • Experience with working in Github
  • Familiarity with Linux environment
  • Drive to learn new programming or data analysis techniques
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to break down complex technical problems

To apply:
Please send a letter of interest to with a description of any project you worked on related to image analysis, a link to your Github account, your resume/CV, and an unofficial transcript (if applicable).