Machine Learning Researcher

Job Title: Machine Learning Researcher

Job Ref: FhP_Jobs_2021_01

Job Type: Full time contract.

Job Salary: Depending on the academic degree and professional experience of the candidate.

Job Location: Lisbon, Portugal.


Job Description and Responsibilities:

The candidate will perform research activities within the Intelligent Systems group, namely in the area of Time Series Analysis. It is expected the candidate to contribute for the innovation area of decentralized health technology and accountable Artificial Intelligence, namely for the Motion portfolio item.

The candidate will work on the following tasks:

- Research and develop time series processing algorithms for human behaviour analysis;

- Research and implement machine learning / deep learning models for time series segmentation and classification (e.g., activity recognition);

- Investigate and develop methods suitable to explain and support the decisions;

- Deploy the developed models in mobile applications or embed in edge devices;

- Write deliverables and contribute to research papers.


Personal Skills:

Candidates with experience in the development of time series analysis and machine learning methods and knowledge in explainable artificial intelligence are preferred. Interest in health or industry applications will be valued. Previous working experience on relevant areas will be highly regarded. The candidate must be able to work autonomously and show excellent English communication skills.


Academic Qualifications:

Academic Master’s degree or equivalent academic qualifications (or equivalent second cycle complete) in the area of Biomedical Engineering, Informatics Engineering and Computer Science or similar.


Other Skills:

- Excellent programming skills (Python preferred);

- Experience in time series analysis;

- Scientific knowledge in machine learning framework(s) (sklearn, TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch);

- Experience in explainable artificial intelligence will be valued;


Professional Experience:

More than 6 months of professional experience or research experience in R&D projects.


What we offer:

- Excellent work conditions;

- Being part of the team of one of the most renown applied R&D institutions of the world;

- Adequate salary (depending on the academic degree and professional experience);

- Private health insurance plan.


Application Process:

Applications are permanently open until the ideal candidate is selected. A first “cut-off” to evaluate applications day will occur on the 17th of January 2021.

The selected candidate is expected to start working in February 2021.

Applications must be made to the email and contain:

- CV – mandatory;

- Motivation Letter – mandatory;

- Recommendation Letters are optional but also welcome.