Research Mobile App. and Web Developer at University of Pennsylvania

Company: University of Pennsylvania

General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
Contact Information

We’re looking for a full-time Web and mobile programmer to help us develop an interactive website and mobile apps for the purpose of sharing data driven scientific results and creating research apps that help people track their well-being.


  • Interests: Apps, data visualization, text mining
  • Core Skills: Mobile app development, Java, HTML, css,  javascript, dynamic web development (e.g. PHP)
  • Experience Helpful: MySQL, Linux, Hadoop/MapReduce, Python, Multi-platform development: Android and iOS


This work is with the World Well-Being Project (WWBP), a collaboration between computer scientists, psychologists, and statisticians pioneering techniques for measuring physical and psychological well-being based on language in social media. WWBP uses machine learning techniques applied to the language of large social media datasets to predict and characterize psychological and health variables at the individual and community levels.


More about the project can be found at

How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter, screen-shot of app you have worked on, and contact information for 3 references to with job-code “App-Programmer” in subject line. Review of applications will begin August 8, 2014 and continue until position is filled. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer.