Research Staff Member

  • IBM
  • Warrington, UK
  • Jan 09, 2020
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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

As part of the Research team you will be expected to:

a) define and execute your own research plan that aligns with IBM's research strategy and with the aims of the industrial research challenges we are given;
b) work independently to deliver on your plan as well as collaborative as part of a team;
c) lead other researchers to deliver on the team's goals;
d) collaborate with researchers from other organizations;
e) collaborate with employees of the industrial organizations that set the research challenges; e) publish your research as papers or posters;
f) attend conference and workshops in the UK and in other countries;
g) write software;
h) take responsibility for non-research activities such as outreach, internships, website development or business development;
i) write research grant proposals;
j) provide weekly status to management and monthly status to VP level;
k) produce high quality demonstrators of your research;
l) support the other functions of the team such as business development and communications when required.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Postdoctoral level knowledge in one of the following areas; genomics, artificial intelligence, computational fluid dynamics or healthy aging. At least 1 years industrial post doctor experience working in a small to medium sized research team. Experience of writing and presenting papers at an international conference. Ability to develop software in at least 1 programming language. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Experience of working collaborative with at least 1 University or Research Institute. Experience using a high performance computing cluster. Knowledge of Linux or other operating language. Knowledge of one scripting language such as Perl or Bash.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate