Position Description - Research Associate (ALOE) Software Developer


The Department of Special Education in the Peabody College of Education and Human Development is seeking to hire a software developer to work in the National Science Foundation AI Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education (AI-ALOE). The research associate will work with faculty, staff, and students at Vanderbilt University in The Language and Educational Analytics Research (LEAR) Lab. The research associate will help develop an intelligent textbook framework and lead other aspects of the project including text and learner analytics, human computer interaction, and project evaluation. The developer will contribute to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) applications in education settings, attend weekly project meetings, analyze data, and write scientific papers with the help of mentors. The developer will work as part of a diverse, supportive, and collaborative team that includes nationally recognized universities, corporate partners, and technical colleges.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications


Starting salary is around $60,000 depending on experience.


Up to five years of funding

Application Information

Application Deadline: May 1st (Open until filled)

Applicants should submit:

Those applicants short-listed by the search committee will be asked to supply references.

Contact Information

Professor Scott Crossley (Email: scott.crossley@vanderbilt.edu)

Professor Scott Crossley