Work with Precog@IIITD

About

We are a group of researchers who study, analyze, and build different aspects of social systems (e.g. social web systems like Twitter, Facebook), including their security and privacy. By understanding and measuring complex networks, we try and build solutions for social good. Our work primarily derives from Data Science, Computational Social Science, Social Computing, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing.

Location

IIIT-Delhi

Application process

  1. Reviewing CV and SOP
  2. Programming Task
  3. Technical interview
  4. Interview with faculty

Some blogs by Precogs

Position: Summer Intern (2018)

  • What we expect from you
    • Work at least 80 hours a week; we strongly believe in the 10,000 Hours philosophy to be an expert!
    • To own (take responsibility of) the project you will be working on

  • What you can expect from us
    • Challenging work and professional environment
    • Opportunities to learn beyond the project through tasks and interactions with national and international experts
    • Sufficient remuneration that will take care of expenses during the internship
    • We believe in work hard and play hard

  • Skills required
    • Python
    • Experience with any database

  • Preferred Skills
    • REST APIs (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
    • Front end development
    • Browser extension development (Chrome / Firefox)
    • Selenium (browser automation)
    • Django / Ruby on Rails
    • NodeJS, AngularJS
    • Celery
    • Apache Storm
    • LaTeX

  • Duration of the Internship: Early May - Late July, 2018

  • Deadline: Closed

Position: Ph.D. Student

  • Essential Qualifications:
    • BTech / BE / MTech / MS / ME in CS / IT
    • CGPA at least 7.5 on a scale of 10 (or equivalent). If your institute does not provide CGPA in the transcript, then at least 70% marks is required to be eligible.

  • What we expect from you:
    • Working for 80+ hours a week; we strongly believe in the 10,000 Hours philosophy to be an expert!
    • Good knowledge on basics of computer science topics like Algorithms, Data Structures, and Databases
    • Perseverance towards his / her own work
    • Postitive attitude

  • What you can expect from us:
    • Challenging work and professional environment
    • Opportunities to learn beyond the project through tasks and interactions with national and international experts
    • We believe in work hard and play hard

  • Deadline: Closed

Position: Full time Research Associate

  • Job description
    • Work on some cool research projects from the group involving Machine / Deep Learning, Image / Video Analysis
    • Involved in prototyping of ideas / research output from Lab
    • Involved in creating new features and develop the same

  • Skills required
    • Intermediate to expert skills one or more of Machine / Deep Learning, Image / Video Analysis
    • Intermediate to expert skills one or more of Python, Django, Javascript, databases
    • Understanding of how to read research papers and develop ideas

  • Administrative
    • Recent graduate is also fine, but should have some experience with research work

  • Deadline: January 7, 2018


For any clarifications, please write to pk [at] iiitd [dot] ac [dot] in