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NASA Frontier Development Summer Lab 2020 Call For Applicants at SETI Institute

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Employer: SETI Institute

Expires: 04/07/2020

NASA FRONTIER DEVELOPMENT LAB 2020 CALL FOR APPLICANTSOVERVIEW:The FDL program is hosted by the SETI Institute and NASA Ames in Mountain View, California, and supported by leaders in AI from the private sector, such as IBM, Nvidia, and Intel. PURPOSE:The purpose of the FDL program is to bring together teams of experts in the physical sciences and specialists in data science and machine learning to focus on, and to tackle unresolved problems that lend themselves to emerging AI approaches. The program encourages rapid interaction and prototyping to create outputs with meaningful application, papers and conference posters. Participants will have the opportunity to work with stellar SETI Scientists and world class mentors in order to fulfill the expectations of the individual teams and to achieve the objectives of the program. NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) and the SETI Institute are seeking doctorate/post doctorate researchers with experience and interest in one of the following areas:  Heliophysics Astrobiology Astrophysics BiologyPlanetary Science Earth Sciences Space Resource Engineering Astronomy Data MiningSoftware Engineering Statistics Research EngineeringAI / Machine Learning Please visit FDL website at, for additional information, to apply to the program and to submit a copy of your CV and cover letter no later than April 6, 2020.SELECTION PROCESS:After the application deadline, resumes will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be notified for interviews by FDL and the SETI Institute. Final candidates will receive invitation letters and complete information about the program and logistics. Participants will be provided with weekly stipend, accommodation and transport in Silicon Valley. REQUIREMENTS:Since this is an accelerated learning program, commitment to participate in the program for the entire duration, from June 22nd through August 14th, is necessary.