The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the largest federal funder of biomedical research, yet their data show lower funding success rates for women and racial/ethnic minority grant applicants for certain award types. Gender and race bias may be opperating to disadvantage women and racial/ethnic minorities in NIH's peer review process.This project involves using deep learning algorithms to mine the critiques NIH peer reviews write and video of the discussions they have about grant applications to identify potential gender and race bias in the review process.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
MS or PhD in Computer Science or related field.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Previous quantitative data analysis experience is required.
Knowledge/experience in algorithmic data science with interest in independently learning to apply such knowledge to mine text and video data is required.
Experience using Long- Short -Term Memory (LSTM) Neural Networks is desired.
A177500-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/WCER
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter addressed to Anna Kaatz, current resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references.
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