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Summer Internship in Neural Modeling and Machine Learning

Malibu, CA, USA Req #500
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.


EDUCATION DESIRED: M.S., Ph.D. or pursuing a graduate degree in Applied Mathematics, Computational Neuroscience, Bio-Statistics, Machine Learning, and related fields

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Develop, implement, and validate statistical and computational models that can interpret brain activity at multiple time points to predict future behavioral performance in tasks, as well as real-time pattern recognition algorithms for decoding sensor signals. Develop computational cognitive models that simulate brain activity. Additional job functions include solving customer problems, writing invention disclosures, publishing papers, briefing customers, and assisting in marketing HRL expertise.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Research experience in one or more of the following areas: neural statistical modeling, brain-machine interfaces, and computational neuroscience. Experience in high-density EEG decoding, pattern recognition applied to brain/body signals, machine learning with very limited training data, and brain-machine interfaces. Experience developing innovative solutions based upon the application of relevant research results from a wide variety of sources.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Background in one or more of the following areas: cognitive neuroscience, neural modeling, statistical modeling, neurophysiology, and machine learning. Proficiency in Python, C++, Matlab, strong programming skills, machine learning and deep learning packages is required. Any programming experience with high-performance computing will be a plus.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Good communication (verbal and written) skills, active participation in R&D team activities is required. Able and willing to occasionally travel.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: U.S. person status required.

We are proud to be an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing


This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
 
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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Internship
  • Malibu, CA, USA