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NUIGalway: Paid Internship – Crowdsourcing and Data Management


Insight Centre at National University Ireland, Galway is seeking an intern student with a background in computer science.



Insight Centre At: National University Ireland, Galway
Location: Galway, Ireland
Web: www.insight-centre.org
Position: Paid Internship - Crowdsourcing and Data Management


Insight Centre at National University Ireland, Galway is seeking an intern student with a background in computer science.
The intern will contribute to a research project that aims to leverage large amounts of data from sensors and users for behaviour change.
The internship involves development of software prototypes and their evaluation using simulated and real-world datasets.
The internship topics will be centred around Crowdsourcing and Data Management, in particular on problems related to collaboration and human factors.
The duration of this paid internship will be for 3-6 months.

We are looking for applicants who demonstrate the ability to work in a research team for rapidly developing software prototypes. The applicants should have a proactive attitude to take ownership and initiative in all work assignments.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Full time registered student of a university
  • Currently perusing M.Sc. or PhD degree in Computer Science or related disciplines.

Essential Skills:
  • Good knowledge of HCI, ubiquitous computing, or artificial intelligence
  • Strong background in Java or Python programming
  • Experience with database standards, esp. SQL and JSON
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux systems
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
  • Strong design, development & testing skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

Bonus Skills:
  • Experience with Semantic Web and Linked Data, esp. RDF, SPARQL, and Apache Jena
  • Experience with Play! Framework and Anaconda Python Distribution
  • Experience with development of RESTFul interfaces and web applications

Application:
All inquiries about this position may be made to: umair.ulhassan@insight-centre.org

Further details at www.insight-centre.org/content/paid-research-internship-1-position

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