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  • Posted: Feb 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Internship: Research Engineer AI

    Your Role and Responsibilities

    IBM Research Africa is looking for Research Engineer interns (Masters level) to join our efforts in anomalous pattern detection and Trustworthy AI. The internship will provide selected students the unique opportunity to work with world-class scientists based in Nairobi and around the globe as part of the world’s largest research organization.

    The exact starting time and duration will be agreed upon individually.

    Successful applicants will demonstrate excellent coding (Python) and communication skills to quickly make contributions to research projects over the course of a few months. We will be giving preference to students with backgrounds in anomalous pattern detection, deep learning (PyTorch or Tensorflow) or Trustworthy AI concepts such as: bias, explainability, or causality.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • MS Degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields
    • Safely integrating novel code into larger projects
    • Design, validation, and characterization of algorithms and/or systems
    • Contributing to open source projects

    Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

    None

    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

    What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

    Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

    Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

    Location Statement

    For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

    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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    Internship: Research Scientist (AI for Climate impacts and Risk)

    Your Role and Responsibilities

    IBM Research seeks one Research Scientist and/or Research Software Engineer with a strong background in at the intersection of weather, climate, and machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to join the IBM Research Africa team and, to that matter, to the IBM Research worldwide family.

    You will join IBM’s global initiative to build resilience to climate change by developing AI-enhanced and cloud-enabled regional climate predications and climate impact models to quantify climate risk. You will contribute to the development and testing of hybrid physics-AI models for key climate impacts (e.g., flood, drought, wildfire) and spatio-temporal risk models. You will collaborate with colleagues across IBM’s global research labs (Africa, UK, USA, India, Brazil, etc), and contribute to original research, aim to publish at top conferences and journals (Nature, Science, PNAS), and contribute to solutions which build climate change resilience for IBM’s clients.

    The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Masters or Doctorate Degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Maths, Physics, or Engineering, Meteorology/Climate science or closely related field.
    • Experience in numerical model development.
    • Experience configuring and running weather/climate models, storm surge models or hydrological models.
    • Research experience or training in climate science.
    • Experience with deep learning, neural network, reinforcement learning, etc.
    • Experience in ML/AI based multi-objective optimization, uncertainty quantification, explainability and knowledge graphs

    Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

    None

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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