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tech Apr 13, 2018

AI Scientist (Biological Data) - London or New York

We are seeking an AI Scientist / Machine Learning Researcher with a record of excellence in empirical research in the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence to biomedical data to join our London or New York office. 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.

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.


The ideal candidate should have:

You will have the opportunity to collaborate with our in house team of 20 plus AI Scientists and externally with our academic partners, plus thought leaders within the wider AI community; You will have the opportunity to attend leading AI conferences such as NIPS, ICML, ICLR, EMNLP etc; have a percentage of your time reserved for your own exploratory research and have the opportunity to publish your work to the broader AI community.


The Company – BenevolentAI

This is a great opportunity to get involved at a company with strong financial backing and global ambitions. BenevolentAI is the global leader in the development and application of AI for scientific innovation and one of the world’s top five private AI companies. It is transforming the process of scientific discovery by enabling previously unimaginable scientific advances in the accelerated development of new medicines.

Our New York office is located in Dumbo, Brooklyn on Prospect Street. Our London office is centrally located in the Kings Cross, knowledge quarter. We offer an attractive benefits package and competitive salary.

We’re a relaxed office, with a friendly atmosphere and a diverse team of clever people from around the world.  We can offer an attractive benefits package and competitive salary. 

Our mission is to increase the efficiency and success of the R&D process. Society has created huge quantities of complex information and data but the ability to use this to create knowledge for drug discovery and development is still at its infancy.  BenevolentAI combines experts in AI to improve these tools with researchers from drug discovery, and our aim is to discover and commercialize many new treatments, especially for rare diseases, at a cost 100x lower than traditional pharmaceutical companies.

BenevolentAI is a unique company in the AI space because we don’t need to sell or hype up AI. Instead, we believe we can reap the benefits of our own AI, demonstrating world changing improvements in the discovery process by making these discoveries ourselves.


Salary & Benefits 

The company offers competitive salaries depending on experience as well as annual bonus, share options scheme, life insurance, health cash plan, pension plan, cycle to work scheme and perks (Fresh fruits, breakfast, coffee, outings and parties …)


Apply now!

If this challenge and opportunity excites you, apply now:


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