The Artificial Intelligence Lab is hiring highly motivated postdoctoral researchers that will independently lead research efforts towards the lab’s mission of developing (deep) machine learning techniques to assist clinical decision making, avoid medical errors and ultimately improve patient health. Due to our recent founding date, we are looking for experienced and autonomous individuals who will be central in the lab’s strategic orientation in the coming years.

The lab’s focus lies on parsing, modelling and interpreting textual resources such as patient records or scholarly biomedical articles. We are working on a wide range of fundamental and applied challenges in this domain. Other content modalities such as biomedical images, time series, drug prescriptions or *omics are of interest as well.

About Brown
Brown University is one of the oldest colleges in the United States. It is a highly-ranked independent, coeducational Ivy League institution located in historic Providence, Rhode Island. Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction.

Providence combines a liberal multi-cultural atmosphere with New England charme. Influenced by Brown University, the renowned Rhode Island School of Design, as well as JWU’s College of Culinary Arts, it offers an active culture and arts scene and boasts one of the country’s highest per-capita densities of coffee places and restaurants.


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A doctoral degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or with a similar technical and computational emphasis.

Strong theoretical understanding and applied expertise in machine learning, information retrieval, or natural language processing.

A competitive publication record in international peer-reviewed venues.

Strong programming skills.

Specific requirements:

We Offer
A two-year fixed-term position with the possibility of extension contingent upon performance.

A fast-paced, inspiring and collegial academic environment with excellent research infrastructure and access to large-scale clinical data.

An excellent pool of talented and highly motivated students.

Competitive salary and employment conditions.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

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About Brown University

The mission of Brown University is to serve the community, the nation, and the world by discovering, communicating, and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge the offices of life with usefulness and reputation. We do this through a partnership of students and teachers in a unified community known as a university-college.

Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School and the School of Engineering.

With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction.

Brown’s vibrant, diverse community consists of 6,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 400 medical school