Research Intern University of North Carolina, United States Updated: about 13 hours ago Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA Deadline: Posting Details Position Information Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA) Job Title Research Intern Department Name Renaissance Computing Inst - 637100 Vacancy ID S014458 Position Posting Category Research Professionals Hiring Range $17.00 - $18.00 per hour Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Temporary If part-time, how many hours per week? 32 Work Schedule Proposed Start Date 05/27/2019 Estimated Duration of Appointment 3 months or less Posting Open Date 04/23/2019 Posting Close Date 04/26/2019 Description of Work The Earth Data Sciences group in the Renaissance Computing Institute seeks a summer intern interested in statistical modeling of hurricane tracks and intensity. The intern will work with hurricane-related datasets to develop an artificial intelligence/machine learning approach to hurricane intensity and track predictions. The primary input dataset will be a large hurricane forecast error database developed at RENCI. The intern will be expected to develop python-based software that processes the database into suitable training and validation data sets, generates track and intensity predictions, and post-processes the results. The final deliverable will be a written report detailing the approach, methods, and outcomes. Education and Experience Minimum: Graduation from a four-year college; or an equivalent combination of training and/or related experience. Preferred: Knowledgeable in databases, python programming, and AI/ML techniques. Special Physical and Mental Requirements Equal Opportunity Employer Statement The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Special Instructions Temporary Employment Policies Temporary Employment Policies Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/160412 Contact Information Office of Human Resources Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to email@example.com Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.