Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is part of the largest and most diverse astrophysical institution in the world, where the staff carries out a broad program of research in astronomy, astrophysics and earth and space sciences. If you would like to join this exciting organization, apply today!
This is a time-limited position for an Astrophysicist in the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Project, High Energy Astrophysics Division of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The ADS serves a corpus of more than 15M scientific articles with more than 130M citations to a worldwide community of astronomers, researchers and librarians with hundreds of thousands of requests per day. The primary responsibility of the employee is to act as a technical advisor and provide related support perform statistical analysis and prepare datasets of enriched / tagged full text articles to be used as training and validating material for machine / deep learning models created by ADS developers. This work will enable the ADS to create new services that will impact the astronomy and astrophysics community. The enriched datasets will be publicly shared to engage a broader audience in creating better models, fueling research in other domains such as computer science or bibliometrics.
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