Research Assistant, Internet Equity Initiative
The Internet Equity research initiative at the Data Science Institute (DSI) is looking to hire a part-time research assistant (RA) for a network performance project in collaboration with the Chicago Area Broadband Initiative (CABI). The RA will help our team evaluate CABI’s wireless community network testbed at the Overton Incubator and develop a network health dashboard. The network consists of a point-to-point 60 GHz radio and a few WiFi access points. Our goal is to understand the performance of different network components by analyzing data collected from multiple vantage points.
The ideal candidate would have an interest in developing innovative solutions to bridge the digital divide in urban communities. This position would be for Summer 2022 and based at the University of Chicago. The hourly rate is $16-18/hr for undergraduate RAs and $20-25/hr for graduate RAs, and the start date is by June 13, 2022.
For more information, view the full job posting. To apply, send a resume/CV and a one page cover letter explaining your background and interests in the position to Tarun Mangla.
Research Engineer – Urban Research Corps
Graduate Research Assistant (RA), The Urban Resiliency Initiative (URI)
The Urban Resiliency Initiative (URI), part of the Department of Comparative Human Development (CHD), seeks to hire up to six (6) part-time (10-19.5 hrs/wk) graduate research assistants to support computational tasks associated with its NIH-funded “Primed to (re)act” project. These will be remote work positions, but we will hold regular in-person group meetings that you will be expected to attend as University COVID-19 policies allow. Full position details here.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and sample code (optional) to Dr. Graziul (email@example.com). Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.
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