DuPont Ag Systems Modeling Intern - 6 Month (Johnston, IA) in Johnston, Iowa

Ag Systems Modeling Intern - 6 Month (Johnston, IA) (Job Number: 191508W-45)


DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled numerous innovations in industry and life science. Today, more than ever before we need to collaborate across disciplines to make life the best that it can be.


The Prediction Theory and Ag Systems Modeling team is seeking a motivated 6-month intern to help develop prediction algorithms capable of incorporating genomic, environmental, and agronomic management practices to improve the predictive accuracy of models for phenomic prediction.

Successful candidates will be comfortable operating in an interdisciplinary environment working on topics including deep learning, dynamical systems, and mechanistic crop growth modeling. Applicants will have the opportunity to advance their knowledge and professional growth in a cutting-edge research environment that involves both the theoretical and applied aspects of method development.

The intern is expected to give a seminar at the end of the professional experience and communicate frequently with peers and colleagues.


Educational Qualifications:

B.S., M.S., or Ph.D.. student or recent graduate in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field

Competencies &Experience Desired:

Proficiency in a programming language (C++, Python, R)

Familiarity with a deep learning framework (Theano, Tensorflow, etc.)

Familiarity with Bayesian statistics

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Type: Entry Level

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