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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Technical Associate I in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Technical Associate I

  • Job Number: 23691

  • Functional Area: Research - Scientific

  • Department: Comp Sci & Artificial Intelligence Lab

  • School Area: Schwarzman College of Computing

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule: M-F

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    Job Description

TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)-FutureTech, to join is an interdisciplinary group of computer scientists, engineers, and economists who study the foundations of progress in computing and artificial intelligence--the trends, implications, opportunities and risks. Will work to understand the economic and technical foundations of progress in computing generally and AI in particular. Responsibilities will include analyzing trends in deep learning or other aspects of computing; gathering primary or secondary data; preparing research visualizations; writing, presentations, and analysis; collaborating with others in the lab, contributing both to their research and the broader work of the lab; and performing other duties as requested.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor's degree in economics, computer science, data science, or other relevant field; two years of relevant research experience (which may include experience gained as an undergraduate); interest in the topics studied by the group; strong verbal and written English communication skills; and ability to work on teams and contribute to group projects. PREFERRED: master’s degree in economics, computer science, data science, or other relevant field. Job #23691 This is a one-year term position with extension based on continued research funding. Will work primarily on-site in the lab. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check. 2/2/24