IBM Postdoctoral Researcher – AI Solutions Melbourne in MELBOURNE, Argentina

Job Description

Postdoctoral Researcher – AI Solutions

  • Work in 1 of 12 labs across the globe

  • Fixed Term Hire 24 Months Contract

  • Based in Melbourne

From landing the first astronauts on the moon to building the first AI system to win the Jeopardy! competition, IBM has been the spark of the technology revolutions that have shaped our world today.

At the core of IBM’s innovation are its 12 global research labs. IBM Research - Australia is a vibrant and young community within IBM Research. The lab is primarily an industry solutions lab that focuses on conceiving, designing and building next generation systems that will transform health and life sciences and financial services with technologies such as AI, Internet of Things and Blockchain. 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.

What will I be doing?

  • Designing and developing novel AI techniques, including using NLP, to Financial Services and related industries

  • Proactive both in publishing our work in top academic conferences as well as demonstrating its value with clients.

  • Developing neural language models and publishing the outcomes in top academic conferences. What skills do I need?

  • Experience in developing novel NLP and/or NLG models e.g. Neural Language Models for machine translation or abstractive summarization

  • Breadth of knowledge in the application of machine learning outside of NLP

• E.g. Kaggle competition experience.

What experience do I need?

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

  • Experience programming with one of Python / Scala / Java

• Ideal candidates will have business experience and/or a demonstrated open source profile (e.g. github)

  • Experience with deep learning for NLP on top of open source frameworks such as (Py-Torch; Keras; Theano; Caffe; Tensorflow; DL4J)

  • Demonstrated academic output documented via journal/conference publications in the field e.g. ACL, NAACL, COLINGAre you passionate about delivering a tailored experience in a fast moving, innovative client facing environment? Are you able to captivate an audience and paint the art of the possible? Are you keen to promote and implement new ways of interacting with and visualising data? If so, we’d like to hear from you! Apply today

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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.