We are building tools to help scale existing efforts of fact checkers and journalists to make accurate information more accessible to mobile first social media users in India. If you’re excited about multimedia content, temporal trends and social media this is your dream job. If you want to use your machine learning chops for a better information ecosystem, we want to hear from you.
The data scientist would be responsible for leading the development of open source machine learning tools for multi-lingual, audio visual content found on chat apps in India. While the main responsibility will be to build production ready tools, there will be ample freedom and support for independent research projects.
The data scientist would also be responsible for working with our open source contributors and academic partners to source ideas, prioritize and guide overall project direction. While the data scientist will have some external support, they should be able to hit the ground running.
Some skills we regard as being important for this role:
Experience with data science projects in Python/R
Comfort manipulating and analyzing large data sets from a variety of sources.
An understanding of the social web
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team
Experience with social media or news related datasets is a plus.
More details: Tattle Data Scientist
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