Amazon Scholar

Job ID: 719075 | Amazon.com Services, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

An Amazon Scholar is any technical or scientific expert that is currently employed by a university or academic institution who works at Amazon in one or more of the following capacities:
· 29 or fewer hours/week
· Fluctuates between part-time (during the academic year) and full-time (when school is in recess)
· Full-time during sabbatical or leave of absence for less than 1 year

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Experience leading technical research projects with multiple stakeholders
· Currently employed by an academic or research institution

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· PhD in a relevant field or related discipline
· Recognized expert in the external community in an applied science discipline and routinely applies knowledge from other disciplines
· Broad knowledge of applied mathematics and foundational understanding of algorithms and computational complexity
· Expert-level research analysis and technical leadership capabilities
· Expert knowledge in modeling and performance, operationalization, and scalability of scientific techniques and establishing decision strategies
· Ability to independently lead research development and analysis in a fast-paced environment
· Proven track record of innovation in creating novel technologies and advancing the state of the art
· Publications at top-tier, peer-reviewed conferences and/or journals
· Exceptional verbal and written communication and consensus-building skills with both technical and non-technical audiences