USC Paid Research Assistant Position in Data Science

I am looking for a graduate research assistant with minimum GPA 3.3 to work 10 hours/week for $13/hour between January 30 and April 28. Please send me an email with your unofficial transcript and your CV including GPA, publications, research, technical, and industry experiences. I will contact the potential applicants to have a meeting at the School of Library and Information Science.

Please feel free to contact me at if you any question. You find about this project and minimum requirements in the following:


  • Review related research papers
  • Learn the project related data analysis methods
  • Analyze Twitter Data
  • Report progress weekly

Skills Required

  • Java or Python Programming (Min Intermediate Level)
  • Basic knowledge about statistics
  • Good writing skills

Skills Preferred

  • Research experience or publications
  • Knowledge about data science and text mining

Personal Characteristics Required:

  • Eager to learn new methods
  • Be responsible and tidy

Education Required

  • Graduate Students with minimum GPA 3.3

Learning Objectives

  • How to collect data in Twitter
  • How to analyze text and non-text data
  • How to develop a research in social media
  • How to interpret the outputs of data mining tools

Warm Wishes,
Amir Karami, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Library and Information Science
University of South Carolina