Research Scientist - AI/NLP Postdoctoral Researcher FTH 24Months

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 193837BR

Job Description

Research Scientist - AI/NLP Postdoctoral Researcher FTH 24Months

From landing the first astronauts on the moon to building the first cognitive system to win Jeopardy!, IBM with its diverse culture, continues to be the innovative spark of the computing revolutions that shape our world. At the core of IBM’s innovation are its 12 global research labs. IBM Research Australia is a young, proud and diverse community working on industry solutions, conceiving, designing and building next generation enterprise systems, such as personalized health care.

Candidates will be joining a team of researchers and software engineers to conceive, build, test and deploy solutions for some of the world’s challenging technology problems.

IBM Research is looking for Postdoctoral research candidates to fill positions in our Health Care and Life Sciences as well as the Financial Services teams. We focus on designing and developing novel AI techniques, including the application of NLP, to various industries. The teams are proactive, both in publishing the work in top academic conferences and journals, 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 venues.

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

  • Experience in developing novel deep learning-based NLP models
  • Experience with deep learning for NLP on top of open source frameworks
  • Domain knowledge in either healthcare and life sciences or financial services

Required Technical and Professional Experience:

  • A Doctorate degree in computer science or related field completed in the last two years.
  • Experience programming Python or Java
  • Demonstrated academic output documented via journal/conference publications in the field

Compensation package from $87,500 (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

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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.