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\nResearch Scientist - ML Foundation Models\n

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Owkin is an AI biotechnology company that uses AI to find the right treatment for every patient. We combine the best of human and artificial intelligence to answer the research questions shared by biopharma and academic researchers. By closing the translational gap between complex biology and new treatments, we bring new diagnostics and drugs to patients sooner.

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Owkin has raised over $300 million and became a unicorn through investments from leading biopharma companies (Sanofi and BMS) and venture funds (Fidelity, GV and BPI, among others).

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Owkin is seeking the best and brightest to join our fast-growing and dynamic team.

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About us

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Owkin is an AI biotechnology company that uses AI to find the right treatment for every patient. We combine the best of human and artificial intelligence to answer the research questions shared by biopharma and academic researchers. By closing the translational gap between complex biology and new treatments, we bring new diagnostics and drugs to patients sooner.

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Owkin has raised over $300 million and became a unicorn through investments from leading biopharma companies (Sanofi and BMS) and venture funds (Fidelity, GV and BPI, among others).

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Owkin is seeking the best and brightest to join our fast-growing and dynamic team.

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About the role:

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As a Research Scientist at Owkin, you will have the opportunity to improve medical research using state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms. You will work with interdisciplinary teams with both machine learning and biomedical expertise to build foundation models from multimodal biomedical data that will fuel our diagnosis and drug discovery programs.

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What you will be doing:

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As an expert Research Scientist in deep learning and foundation model, you will:

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  • Join a NEW team setting the foundations and paving the way for the development and application of foundation models in biomedical research and drug discovery
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  • Drive the development and application of advanced machine learning methods, in particular in foundation models, representation learning, large language models and generative AI, to relevant internal and external projects
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  • Conduct methodological research in key areas to unlock novel applications, including writing scientific publications and patents.
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Depending on your level of experience, you will have the opportunity to supervise a team and lead ambitious projects.

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Who we are looking for:

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The successful candidate will have a ‘team-first’ kind of attitude; be independent, curious and detail-attentive; thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; and be fun to work with.

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  • Demonstrated expertise in representation learning/large language models/generative AI, including scientific publications at top ML conferences (NeurIPS, ICLR, ICML, …)
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  • Strong analytical skills
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  • Good command of coding in python, and strong grasp of programming best practices
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  • Passionate about the intersections of healthcare/biology and AI
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  • PhD in Computer Science-related field (machine learning, applied mathematics, computer science, software engineering) or equivalent experience
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  • Knowledge and experience with data science tools: you have already achieved projects with real-world data and are familiar with scikit learn, xgboost, neural networks, cross validation and statistical tests
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  • Experience with deep learning frameworks (Tensorflow, PyTorch, Jax, etc.) : you should have already worked with one of these frameworks for one of your projects
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  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
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  • Highly organized and meticulous about details; capable of tackling complex problems logically and effectively; fun to work with; honest; excited to work hard in a dynamic, fast-paced environment;
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Ways to stand out:

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The following are not necessarily required, but would be a plus:

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  • 1+ years of post-doctoral experience, or equivalent experience
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  • Industry experience
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  • Expertise in one of the following subjects, or related ones: generative AI models in biology, large language models, representation learning
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  • Experience in biological data analysis: proteins, bulk or single-cell omics, images etc.. (high profile publication or industrial application)
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  • Experience managing multi-stakeholder research projects
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  • Experience training large deep learning models
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  • Publications in high-impact journals and conferences
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What we offer

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  • Competitive salary & excellent benefits package
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  • Flexible work organization and access to remote work
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  • Friendly and informal working environment
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  • Opportunity to work with an international team with high technical and scientific backgrounds
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Recruitment Process & Security

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  • Please attach a CV.
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  • Owkin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.
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  • Owkin is a great place to work. Unfortunately, being a coveted workplace means we are vulnerable to recruitment phishing scams. We urge all job seekers and candidates to be wary of potential scams. Most of these have individuals posing as representatives of prominent companies, including Owkin, with the aim of obtaining personal, sensitive, or financial information from applicants. These scams prey upon an individual’s desire to obtain a job and can sometimes “feel” like a genuine recruitment process. Some red flags are identified below. Should you encounter a recruitment process that claims to be for Owkin but is not consistent with the below, please do not provide any personal or financial information:
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  • Legitimate Owkin recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn. However, further
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  • communication is always through an official Owkin email address (from the @owkin.com domain), over the phone or though Recruitment platforms (WelcomeKit, talent.io, hidden.market, Fifty Talent or Hiresweet);
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  • Legitimate Owkin recruiters will not solicit personal data from candidates during the application phase including, but not limited to, date of birth, social security numbers, or bank account information;
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  • \nLegitimate Owkin interviews may be conducted over the phone, in person, or via an approved enterprise videoconferencing service (such as Google Meets or Highfive). They will never occur via Signal, Telegram or Messenger\n
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  • Legitimate Owkin offers of employment are based on merit and only extended once a candidate has interviewed with members of the hiring team. Offers will be extended both verbally and in written format. Owkin may request some personal information to initiate the hiring process, but this will be through protected means.
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  • \nContract Type:\nFull-Time\n
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Research Scientist - ML Foundation Models

Owkin

Owkin

Software Engineering, Data Science
Paris, France
Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2023

OWKIN Is Hiring!

Research Scientist - ML Foundation Models

About

Owkin is an AI biotechnology company that uses AI to find the right treatment for every patient. We combine the best of human and artificial intelligence to answer the research questions shared by biopharma and academic researchers. By closing the translational gap between complex biology and new treatments, we bring new diagnostics and drugs to patients sooner.

Owkin has raised over $300 million and became a unicorn through investments from leading biopharma companies (Sanofi and BMS) and venture funds (Fidelity, GV and BPI, among others).

Owkin is seeking the best and brightest to join our fast-growing and dynamic team.

Job Description

About us

Owkin is an AI biotechnology company that uses AI to find the right treatment for every patient. We combine the best of human and artificial intelligence to answer the research questions shared by biopharma and academic researchers. By closing the translational gap between complex biology and new treatments, we bring new diagnostics and drugs to patients sooner.

Owkin has raised over $300 million and became a unicorn through investments from leading biopharma companies (Sanofi and BMS) and venture funds (Fidelity, GV and BPI, among others).

Owkin is seeking the best and brightest to join our fast-growing and dynamic team.

About the role:

As a Research Scientist at Owkin, you will have the opportunity to improve medical research using state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms. You will work with interdisciplinary teams with both machine learning and biomedical expertise to build foundation models from multimodal biomedical data that will fuel our diagnosis and drug discovery programs.

What you will be doing:

As an expert Research Scientist in deep learning and foundation model, you will:

  • Join a NEW team setting the foundations and paving the way for the development and application of foundation models in biomedical research and drug discovery
  • Drive the development and application of advanced machine learning methods, in particular in foundation models, representation learning, large language models and generative AI, to relevant internal and external projects
  • Conduct methodological research in key areas to unlock novel applications, including writing scientific publications and patents.

Depending on your level of experience, you will have the opportunity to supervise a team and lead ambitious projects.

Who we are looking for:

The successful candidate will have a ‘team-first’ kind of attitude; be independent, curious and detail-attentive; thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; and be fun to work with.

And

  • Demonstrated expertise in representation learning/large language models/generative AI, including scientific publications at top ML conferences (NeurIPS, ICLR, ICML, …)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good command of coding in python, and strong grasp of programming best practices
  • Passionate about the intersections of healthcare/biology and AI
  • PhD in Computer Science-related field (machine learning, applied mathematics, computer science, software engineering) or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and experience with data science tools: you have already achieved projects with real-world data and are familiar with scikit learn, xgboost, neural networks, cross validation and statistical tests
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks (Tensorflow, PyTorch, Jax, etc.) : you should have already worked with one of these frameworks for one of your projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized and meticulous about details; capable of tackling complex problems logically and effectively; fun to work with; honest; excited to work hard in a dynamic, fast-paced environment;

Ways to stand out:

The following are not necessarily required, but would be a plus:

  • 1+ years of post-doctoral experience, or equivalent experience
  • Industry experience
  • Expertise in one of the following subjects, or related ones: generative AI models in biology, large language models, representation learning
  • Experience in biological data analysis: proteins, bulk or single-cell omics, images etc.. (high profile publication or industrial application)
  • Experience managing multi-stakeholder research projects
  • Experience training large deep learning models
  • Publications in high-impact journals and conferences

What we offer

  • Competitive salary & excellent benefits package
  • Flexible work organization and access to remote work
  • Friendly and informal working environment
  • Opportunity to work with an international team with high technical and scientific backgrounds

Recruitment Process & Security

  • Please attach a CV.
  • Owkin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.
  • Owkin is a great place to work. Unfortunately, being a coveted workplace means we are vulnerable to recruitment phishing scams. We urge all job seekers and candidates to be wary of potential scams. Most of these have individuals posing as representatives of prominent companies, including Owkin, with the aim of obtaining personal, sensitive, or financial information from applicants. These scams prey upon an individual’s desire to obtain a job and can sometimes “feel” like a genuine recruitment process. Some red flags are identified below. Should you encounter a recruitment process that claims to be for Owkin but is not consistent with the below, please do not provide any personal or financial information:
  • Legitimate Owkin recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn. However, further
  • communication is always through an official Owkin email address (from the @owkin.com domain), over the phone or though Recruitment platforms (WelcomeKit, talent.io, hidden.market, Fifty Talent or Hiresweet);
  • Legitimate Owkin recruiters will not solicit personal data from candidates during the application phase including, but not limited to, date of birth, social security numbers, or bank account information;
  • Legitimate Owkin interviews may be conducted over the phone, in person, or via an approved enterprise videoconferencing service (such as Google Meets or Highfive). They will never occur via Signal, Telegram or Messenger
  • Legitimate Owkin offers of employment are based on merit and only extended once a candidate has interviewed with members of the hiring team. Offers will be extended both verbally and in written format. Owkin may request some personal information to initiate the hiring process, but this will be through protected means.

If you think that you have been a victim of fraud,

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris
  • Education Level: PhD and more
  • Possible full remote

Sounds like something made for you?