Research Scientist - Health AI Postdoc FTH 24 Months Melbourne

    • Melbourne, Australia

Introduction
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Research Scientist - Health AI Postdoc FTH 24 Months Melbourne

- Melbourne Based
- 24 Month Fixed Term Hire
- Compensation package from $89,250 (full-time equivalent inclusive of superannuation) and will be determined based on successful candidates' relevant skills and experience.

We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate postdoctoral researcher to join our AI for Health team. Our mission is to develop Artificial Intelligence technologies for helping deliver top quality health care while mitigating the spiralling costs of the health care system. In order to make this a reality, we develop deep learning methodologies in collaboration with clinical researchers. We are seeking a proactive, passionate postdoctoral researcher to contribute to our deep learning applications for eye disease understanding and management. The candidate will proactively contribute across disciplines and geographies to work towards developing the transformational ideas that will have impact on the world .

Job responsibilities

You will work with a team of established researchers to generate new ideas and will be expected to communicate these ideas through scientific publications and conferences, and to contribute to IBM's patent portfolio. Postdoctoral researchers not only have the opportunity to network with local colleagues but also have access to a global network of eminent, passionate and approachable researchers only too willing to share their knowledge. You will also have the opportunity to explore all IBM has to offer throughout the whole research-development-delivery pipeline.

Required Expertise

  • Knowledge of using machine learning/deep learning for analysing of imaging and/or textual data.
  • Domain knowledge in healthcare/life sciences
  • Ability to program in Python and/or other programming languages.
  • Software maintenance and source control (such as Git).
  • Academic output documented via journal/conference publications in the field
  • Familiarity with NLP would be a great add-on.

Required Qualifications:
  • A Doctorate degree in computer science or related field completed in the last two years.


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    About Business Unit
    With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

    Your Life @ IBM
    IBM Research is looking for Postdoctoral research candidates to fill a position in our Health Care and Life Sciences and Financial Services teams. We focus on designing and developing novel AI techniques, including using NLP, to health care and related industries. The team is proactive both in publishing our work in top academic conferences as well as demonstrating its value with clients. The focus of the postdoctoral researcher will be on developing neural language models and publishing the outcomes in top academic conferences.

    About IBM
    With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

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    Being You @ IBM
    IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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