Knewton is an education startup funded by high-profile investors including Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman. Located in the heart of Manhattan in the Union Square area, Knewton is building the world's most powerful adaptive learning engine, with the goal of making personalized and engaging education available to all. Knewton has been recognized as a Technology Pioneer for 2011 by the World Economic Forum in Davos and one of the top 25 best places to work by Crain’s New York Business.
You’ll be coding the core algorithms, models, and services that drive the Knewton Adaptive Learning Platform, the thing that generates the spot-on, highly-personalized educational recommendations that maximize each student’s probability of success. Want to use tons of data to help figure out what students know, how they learn best, and how to help them learn more efficiently and effectively? If so, this job’s for you!
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