Skip to content Skip to main navigation Report an accessibility issue
Student Research Assistant Announcement

Job Opening: Student Research Assistant (Part-time)


Part-time –10 hours per week 

Hiring salary: $15.00/Hourly,

This is a UTK internal grant-funded position.

Job Summary/essential job functions: A research assistant (RA) position is available in Pediatric End-of-Life Care Research Group  – Under the direction of Drs. Lindley & Svynarenko, the RA will assist with a machine learning projects using multiple years of publicly-available death certificate data. This position is funded till the December 2023 with the possibility of extension.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with data preprocessing.
  • Assist with training datasets creation.
  • Assist with performing machine learning to identify patterns.
  • Assist with computational validation.

Required skills:

  • Basic knowledge of machine learning.
  • Familiarity with Python.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to attend in-person and online meetings.

Preferred skills:

  • Basic knowledge of death certificates

Additional Information

Interested candidates should email a one-page cover letter (describing their motivation for this job), resume, and transcript to The use of Chat-GPT or other AIs in applications is highly discouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.