The Hume Center for National Security and Technology at Virginia Tech is a university-level research center that reports to the Vice President of Research and Innovation. Its mission is to cultivate the next generation of national security leaders by developing and executing curricular, extracurricular, and research opportunities to engage students. One of the fastest growing research centers at VT, sponsors and collaborators benefit from both highly-experienced student talent and senior technical leadership that address some of our nation*s greatest security challenges. The Hume team executes research on behalf of a range of national security research sponsors, including Government agencies and industry.
-Motivated applicants are sought to join as researchers within the Intelligent Systems Lab to support rapid growth in our body of programs in data science, statistical analysis, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and distributed autonomy. Successful applicants will have experience applying these tools to a range of data problems, such as time-series analysis, statistical forecasting and inference, and detection/classification.
-Research and application experience is sought in the areas of Bayesian networks, probabilistic graphical models (PGM), generative adversarial networks (GAN), partially observable Markov decision processes (POMDP), deep convolutional neural networks (DCNN), and/or deep reinforcement learning (DRL).
-Specific responsibilities include the following: (1) support the execution of university sponsored programs by conducting research and development; (2) author technical documents and publish peer-reviewed academic papers; (3) support the development of new funded research programs by participating in proposal teams and supporting the business development activities of the Hume Center; and (4) provide mentorship to students and junior researchers working on programs.
- Given the nature of the research conducted and requirements from the federal sponsor, candidate must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
-Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
-For more Information and to apply to this posting go to: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/89981