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Data Science Lab

6th floor,

arfa software technology Park,

346-B, Ferozepur Road,

Lahore, Pakistan

Email: faisal.kamiran@itu.edu.pk

 

The Data Science Lab (DSL) of Information Technology University (ITU), Lahore has the following openings for aspiring and veteran data scientists:

​​ ​Research Assistants: ​

We​​ are looking for talented and assiduous data scientist to work on an array of exciting and real-world problems in Data Science, Machine Learning and Big Data analytics. ITU’s Data Science lab is at the unique vantage point where data scientists get the opportunity to gain unparallel hands-on and research experience while working in collaboration with multitude of government, crime prevention and health-care agencies to create substantial impact. Courtesy of our strong international collaborations with international top ranked universities and Fortune500 companies like IBM, we focus on state-of-the-art R&D problems trending in the global Data Science community. Its an exceptional opportunity for someone looking to excel in the field of Data Science both in industrial or research disciplines. ​​

The ideal candidates are posited to be proficient in the leading data science methodologies and tool-set. We are looking for truly passionate and dedicated candidates with the mind-set to produce quality research outputs (publications, proposals etc) by working in current and imminent data science projects.
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​​We offer market competitive remuneration (or even higher) depending on candidate’s credentials, knowledge of data science and potential for research productivity.
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Requirements:

  • Must have the knowledge of Data Mining/Machine Learning algorithms.
  • Proficiency in programming languages (Java, C++, etc.) or scripting language (preferably R or Python)
  • Strong foundation of computational problem Solving, Algorithms, Data Structure
  • Expertise in Big Data tools like Apache Hadoop or Spark will be considered a strong plus
  • Prior research in data science experience will be preferred.
  • Strong Mathematical or Statistical background will be given strong preference.
  • Exposure to Mobile App will be a plus point too.

 

Internships: ​

Aspiring Data Science students and starters are welcome to participate in Internships at Data Science Lab. The internship opportunities in our lab provide the necessary platform for proving skills in the latest large-scale data processing and analytics domains. Our collaborations on the world-wide levels give the internees an edge over their peer network in furthering their career in the Data Science.

What the aspiring candidate is expected to have is passion and programming skills, including but not limited to R, Python, Java, Android, etc.  Amidst a vast array of tools and technologies in Analytics, BI and Big Data like IBM Watson, Cognos BI, Tableau, WEKA, Hadoop, Spark, Strom, Lucene are what the internee can work on here. ITU’s Data Science lab is at the unique vantage point where the internees get the opportunities to work under the guidance of emerging data scientists to gain unparallel hands-on experience in projects ranging from multitude of government, crime prevention and health-care agencies to create substantial impact. Courtesy of our strong international collaborations with international top ranked universities and Fortune500 companies like IBM, we focus on state-of-the-art R&D problems trending in the global Data Science community. Its an exceptional opportunity for someone looking to excel in the field of Data Science both in industrial or research disciplines. ​​

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