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Research Staff Member, Artificial Intelligence

Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Job Code
    268307BR

Introduction
IBM Research Scientists are charting the future of Artificial Intelligence, creating breakthroughs in quantum computing, discovering how blockchain will reshape the enterprise, and much more. Join a team that is dedicated to applying science to some of today's most complex challenges, whether its discovering a new way for doctors to help patients, teaming with environmentalists to clean up our waterways or enabling retailers to personalize customer service.


Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Research is the innovation engine of IBM. Nearly every game-changing breakthrough in the information technology industry has its roots in an IBM Research lab. It has been a home for creative scientific minds since 1945, when Thomas J. Watson Sr. established the first corporate pure science research lab in the U.S. We are primed to define the future of technology for many years to come specifically around the world of Artificial Intelligence. We believe AI will transform the world in dramatic ways in the coming years and our Research AI group is advancing the field through our portfolio of research and through collaborations with like-minded institutions including MIT (through our MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab) and individuals to push the boundaries of AI faster for the benefit of industry and society.


Job Description

The mission of the IBM Research AI Interaction team is to leverage artificial intelligence to build intelligent interactive systems and visual experiences that help us study and understand Human-AI interaction including the automation of human workflows and processes through AI. We are exploring models and experiences that are explainable, trustable and learn from user interactions with the goal of informing the future design and construction of intelligent systems, tools, and platforms. These systems are designed to create new partnerships between people and machines to augment and scale human expertise in every industry, from healthcare to financial services to education. We are searching for a Research Staff Member to join our AI Interaction team in Cambridge, MA to lead research agendas and to communicate results to both internal executive audiences and the academic community. We are specifically interested in scientists with interest and expertise in creating intelligent systems leveraging: Machine learning, deep learning (especially generative models), natural language processing, understanding, and generation (NLP & NLU & NLG).




Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Masters in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or related technical field
  • Expertise and experience in programming in one or more of these languages: Python, Java, C, C++, Go, Julia
  • Advanced skill level in solving analytical problems using rigorous and quantitative approaches
  • Advanced skill level in creating and applying AI techniques specific to traditional machine learning and natural language processing
  • Experience communicating your research in technical communities, such as publications in NIPS, CVPR, ICML, ICLR, IJCAI, AAAI, KDD, or similar



Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • PhD in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or related technical fields
  • Advanced skill level with standard machine learning techniques and frameworks including but not limited to Theano, Tensorflow, Caffe, Torch
  • Experience analyzing large scale data from a variety of sources
  • Design, validation, and characterization of algorithms and/or systems
  • Contributions to open source projects



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
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.


About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.


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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Posted: 2019-12-21 Expires: 2020-01-20

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