Machine Learning Researcher for Healthcare and Life Sciences team

Givatayim, Tel-Aviv, IL

Full Time
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Posted 3 weeks ago

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 it’s 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
Location: Haifa OR Givatayim (near Arlozorov train station)

Do you want to influence and improve the health of people around the world? Are you interested in developing AI solutions for teaching computers to support patients' and physicians’ decisions?
The Machine Learning for Healthcare and Life Sciences team is a multidisciplinary team of scientists, developing cutting edge machine learning, data mining, and statistical tools that are tackling an array of industry challenges in healthcare. These include predictive analytics and causal inference for decision support, data-driven drug repurposing, medical device analytics, and the modelling of various diseases and disorders.
We are seeking a researcher to join the team. The ideal candidate should possess a doctorate in computer science, medical informatics, biostatistics or other related fields, with a demonstrated track record of developing advanced statistics, machine learning, or deep learning techniques to solving real world healthcare problems. They must also have a proven publication record and the ability to carry out world-class research. In addition to being technically abreast of the literature and progress within the specific and related areas of expertise, the candidate should be able to generate highly novel ideas and be involved in their execution and implementation. The researcher should also have programming and system development skills and should be able to deploy software individually and as part of an extended team.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
PhD. or higher degree in computer science and statistics or medical informatics or computational biology.
Proven code development skills
English: Fluent

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

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 you’re 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.

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

Being You @ IBM
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Job tags: AI Consulting Data Mining Deep Learning Healthcare Machine Learning Research