Research Scientist – Thermodynamics

The Bee CorpProduct Development 0-2 Years


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Job Description

Position Summary:
The Bee Corp is looking for a Research Scientist in thermodynamics to help the research team build a model that uses infrared images to calculate bee colony size. This role will lead the effort into the physics modeling of the thermodynamics of the hive. Statistical and mathematical techniques will be used to create models of hive health, while incorporating biological and physical properties. Beekeeping knowledge is not required, but experience or education in thermodynamics is needed. Candidate should be self-motivated, and able to communicate complex ideas with other employees and work in a team environment.

Position Responsibilities:
• Work with physics interns to build & validate model of thermodynamics in the hive
• Collaborate with research team on experiments
• Work with thermal image and hive data

• Bachelor, Master’s, or PhD degree in Statistics, Physics, Applied Math, Data Science, or a related field
o Preference given to candidates with thermodynamics course work
• Experience working with R and/or Python is preferred, but not required
• Familiarity with model building and testing

Posted On

September 30, 2019