Overview

IBM Research in the UK is seeking a high quality postdoctoral researcher to work at the Daresbury research facility in collaboration with the Science and Technology Facility Council’s (STFC) Hartree Centre.
The successful candidate will join the IBM Research UK team at Daresbury Laboratory, which aims to have tangible business impact in the UK industry through cutting edge research in technologies and applications—especially by implementing next generation cognitive solutions. In order to support this endeavour, you will have experience in the intersection of advanced research into natural language processing (NLP), knowledge representation and reasoning (KRR) and machine learning (ML). The present target of our research is the areas of life sciences, chemistry, engineering and manufacturing through information mining, thus candidates with experience in NLP, KRR, and ML in support of any of these areas are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have a research focus in two or more of the following areas:
Natural language processing
Knowledge representation and reasoning
Query answering
Argument mining
Machine learning
Experience In The Following Areas Are Preferred
Speech and conversational user interfaces
Visualisation
Computer vision
Wearable device

Company:

IBM

Qualifications:

Skills And Experience Required
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, or related area
Previous experience in conducting research in NLP, KRR, and ML
A solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals.
Substantial programming experience
A strong publication record in highly visible venues.
Candidates are expected to lead research and development projects, publish research results, patent intellectual property
Willing to embrace challenge and be passionate about solving hard problems
Demonstrate excellent communication skills
Collaborate effectively in interdisciplinary teams.
Proactive approach to creative problem solving
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Skills And Experience Required
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, or related area
Previous experience in conducting research in NLP, KRR, and ML
A solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals.
Substantial programming experience
A strong publication record in highly visible venues.
Candidates are expected to lead research and development projects, publish research results, patent intellectual property
Willing to embrace challenge and be passionate about solving hard problems
Demonstrate excellent communication skills
Collaborate effectively in interdisciplinary teams.
Proactive approach to creative problem solving

Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

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