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Annotator - Connectomics Annotation (Multiple Openings)
| Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
United States, Maryland, Chevy Chase
4000 Jones Bridge Road (Show on map)
|December 24, 2023
Primary Work Address: 19700 Helix Drive, Ashburn, VA, 20147
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Advanced imaging techniques at HHMI Janelia Research Campus produce image data that require careful voxel-level annotation to extract useful information about the imaged biological structures. Data annotation is an essential component in training automated image processing techniques, such as deep learning, and requires meticulous attention to detail.
About the role:
We seek individuals with outstanding interest in science and attention to detail to become full- or part-time (minimum 20 hours per week) annotators in a shared resource team called Connectomics Annotation. As an annotator, you will annotate images and videos to establish automated data processing pipelines. You will be trained on required technologies upon starting the work and learn new methods and technologies as they are developed. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic team within Scientific Operations in a highly collaborative and supportive research environment.
As part of your application, please submit a cover letter.
Please note we have multiple openings for this position.
Please note this is a term-limited position for one year.
What we provide:
What you'll do:
Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.
This job description sets forth the job's principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however. Unless they begin with the word "may," the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are "essential functions" of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Annotator, Connectomics Annotation - $20.00 (minimum) - $25.61 (maximum)
Pay Type: Hourly
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