Graduate Research Assistant – Fall 2021 – ACL/SASD

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Atlanta, GEORGIA
Deadline: 19 Aug 2021

Submit Resume ID:496779
Type:Students: Graduate Research Asst. (GRA)
Location:Atlanta, GA

Job Description

GTRI’s Signals and Systems Division (SASD) in the Advanced Concepts Laboratory (ACL) seeks a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) starting in the fall 2021 semester. The role of this position is to assist the Project Director/Principal Investigator with qualitative research activities for a study that requires scheduling artificial intelligence (AI) subject matter expert (SME) interviews, collecting and collating interview data, and developing reports and recommendations based on that data. The purpose of this study is to develop an SME-driven comprehensive framework of questions and satisfactory answers that can be used to guide the adoption of new AI-based technologies. The student will iterate the interview process throughout data collection to uncover critical elements related to the research question. They will have monthly deliverable requirements as well as weekly meetings with the PI. The GRA will also assist with the associated Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements, presentations, and literature reviews needed during the course of the project. SASD’s mission is to shape the development of next-generation technical capabilities and strengthen our national defense through leading-edge research and analytic support, informed by a deep knowledge of operational capabilities, current intelligence, and the related information environment.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD at Georgia Tech in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, or Psychology
  • Must be enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours)
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Commit to 12-13 hours of work per week

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in 1 or more programming languages
  • Task/team leadership experience
  • Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
  • Willingness to reach out to and speak with people they are not acquainted with
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to use R statistics or equivalent statistical analysis package
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas

Hours per Week

12-13 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required


Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law .

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