Research Scientist - Health AI Research Staff Member - Melbourne

Introduction
Candidates will be joining a team of researchers and software engineers to conceive, research, build, test and deploy solutions for some of the world's most challenging technology problems. This will include generating highly novel ideas for research, evaluation, implementation and productization. Suitable candidates will have varied backgrounds and experiences for algorithm/application development, and theoretical understanding.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Research Scientist - Health AI Research Staff Member - Melbourne

Offered on a permanent regular employment basis or on a fixed term hire 24 Months basis

The IBM Research - Australia Lab is seeking experienced research staff members to join its Brain-Inspired Computing Research Team.

Candidates will be joining a team of researchers and software engineers to conceive, research, build, test and deploy solutions for some of the world's most challenging technology problems. This will include generating highly novel ideas for research, evaluation, implementation and productization. Suitable candidates will have varied backgrounds and experiences for algorithm/application development, and theoretical understanding.

The ideal candidate should possess a doctorate in computer science, medical informatics, engineering, biostatistics or other related fields, with a demonstrated track record of developing advanced statistics, machine and deep learning, data mining or computational modelling techniques to solving real world health problems. The candidate should have a proven publication record and the ability to carry out world-class research. The candidate will be expected to disseminate, both internally and externally, the results of their activities through publications in world-class journals, patent disclosures, top-tier conferences, seminars, and as part of client interactions. The candidate will represent IBM at professional meetings, in professional societies and universities and keep technically abreast of the literature and progress within their specific and related areas of expertise. The candidate will supervise postdoctoral researchers and interns.

Ideal candidates will have expertise in several of the following areas:

  • Neural Networks, Deep Learning, Convolutional Networks, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Statistical Learning, or Probabilistic Graphical Models
  • Experience developing, testing, and deploying systems for analysing medical data such as for example EEG, ECG, text, speech or imaging data, or for other real-world applications
  • Experience with Caffe / MatConvNet / Theano / Torch / TensorFlow / Python
  • Software maintenance and source control (Subversion, Git, ClearCase)
  • Treatment, diagnosis and management of neurological disorders with a special focus on epilepsy
  • Experience in computational neuroscience and neural modelling
  • Patenting and IP


Required Technical and Professional Experience:
  • At least 2 years' experience in machine learning
  • At least 2 years' experience in neural networks
  • At least 2 years' experience in deep-learning
  • work experience documented through journal/conference papers and talks
  • English: Fluent
  • Required Education: Doctorate Degree

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

To apply:
Upload your CV, cover letter, academic transcript and your Right to Work document

EO Statement
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.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
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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
    The ideal candidate should possess a doctorate in computer science, medical informatics, engineering, biostatistics or other related fields, with a demonstrated track record of developing advanced statistics, machine and deep learning, data mining or computational modelling techniques to solving real world health problems. The candidate should have a proven publication record and the ability to carry out world-class research. The candidate will be expected to disseminate, both internally and externally, the results of their activities through publications in world-class journals, patent disclosures, top-tier conferences, seminars, and as part of client interactions. The candidate will represent IBM at professional meetings, in professional societies and universities and keep technically abreast of the literature and progress within their specific and related areas of expertise. The candidate will supervise postdoctoral researchers and interns.

    About IBM
    The IBM Research - Australia Lab is seeking experienced research staff members to join its Brain-Inspired Computing Research Team.

    Location Statement
    For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

    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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