Research Scientist – Future of Healthcare Job at IBM – in Dublin, County Dublin

Job Description


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

IBM Research – Ireland is seeking high-calibre candidates with a proven research and innovation track record to advance the state of the art in the field of Future of Healthcare. The selected candidate will contribute to ground-breaking research projects focused on:

  • Knowledge discovery/exploration and data mining for healthcare
  • Patient-centric profiling and risk assessment for improved outcomes

In this role you will be joining a strong and motivated team to advance fundamental science and publish in top-tier journals and conferences, while helping to shape new business offerings in cutting-edge scientific and technical areas. The team is leading/being part of high-value projects in collaboration with Business Units, IBM Research Labs and academic partners. You will be working in a stimulating environment leveraging cross-disciplinary expertise in science and technology to improve health outcomes and transform the health ecosystem. The selected candidate is expected to grow their eminence in their field through publications at AI and Medical Informatics top venues and top journals (for example AMIA, MedInfo, AAAI, JMIR, JAMIA, IJMI…)

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • A PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Health Informatics or a related discipline
  • Evidence of applying fundamental statistics and AI algorithms in the field of healthcare
  • An outstanding publication record at top-tier AI, Healthcare or Medical Informatics conferences/journals
  • Demonstrated ability to tackle complex problems derived from real-world healthcare usecases and design, build and validate effective solutions
  • Proven ability to work in multi-disciplinary team to tackle complex scientific and technical challenges.
  • Strong communications and presentation skills
  • Strong Python skills and experience with ML/DL frameworks

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 1-2 years postdoc experience
  • Experience with EHRs, risk stratification and assessment, and decision support for healthcare.

About Business Unit

With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world’s most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Company Location:  Dublin, County Dublin

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