Senior Machine Learning Researcher
 

What's the role and how do you fit in?

BenevolentAI, founded in 2013, is an advanced technology company focused on accelerating the journey from data to medicines. It is the world’s only technology company with end-to-end capability from early discovery to late stage clinical development. 

We are seeking an Senior Machine Learning Researcher with a record of excellence in empirical research in areas such as natural language processing, knowledge graph inference, active learning and biochemical modelling to join our London office. Our goal is to bring together world-class AI Scientists / Machine Learning Researchers to advance the understanding of scientific discovery and to bring this understanding to the tools built at BenevolentAI. Our primary focus is to accelerate the discovery of therapeutic treatments (drugs) for human diseases.

What will you be accountable for?

You will be responsible for developing and executing a research agenda around the core problems we work on at BenevolentAI - scientific discovery from structured and unstructured data sources. In this specific role deep expertise in bayesian model approaches is essential. 

What skills, experience, and qualifications do you need?

  • An advanced degree (a PhD) in computer science or a related field with a clear focus on empirical research.

  • Experience with relevant research associated with natural language processing, adversarial learning, reinforcement learning, active learning, probabilistic bayesian learning, and/or semi-supervised/multitask learning.

  • Deep expertise in Bayesian model approches

  • Knowledge of modern tools for ML such as Tensorflow, Theano, PyTorch etc.

  • Experience building research prototypes and developing product-worthy tools from them.

  • Previous Industry experience in translating these approaches into commercial / industry setting is essential


About BenevolentAI

BenevolentAI, founded in 2013, is an advanced technology company focused on accelerating the journey from data to medicines. It is the world’s only technology company with end-to-end capability from early discovery to late stage clinical development. The company is HQ’d in London with a research facility in Cambridge (UK) and further offices in New York and Belgium.

The ‘Benevolent Platform’ is a unique machine intelligence technology system built to mine new knowledge from vast quantities of biomedical data, propose treatments and design drugs to enable its world leading scientists to bring new treatments to patients faster.

We are working on applying tech to real problems, and see real outcomes and the fruits of our labour by working on a meaningful mission. We do our job ‘Because it matters’ and live by the philosophy that unconventional thinking together with purposeful technology can have an impact on humanity.

The working environment is agile and we work in cross functional teams. We encourage a culture of learning, developing and challenging the status quo to foster dynamic, entrepreneurial behaviours, innovation and a ‘fail fast’ mentality.

Alongside all of this we can offer excellent benefits (learn more at https://benevolent.ai/careers/), a global reach and the ability to work with the best talent in the industry.


Please be advised that we will hold and process your Personal Data for continuous recruitment purposes (this is irrespective of your success in this application or not) in line with vital regulatory requirements. Under GDPR/DPA2018, you have the right to be informed, access, restrict, correct or ask us to delete your Personal Data. More details available on our Privacy Notice (https://benevolent.ai/privacy/).