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Opening Position – Research Assistant – Knowledge Graph Construction

Insight, NUI Galway are in a collaboration with Fujitsu Laboratories, Limited. The collaboration focuses on research and development in the area of knowledge discovery and explanation from open biomedical data (e.g., drug and protein databases or scientific publications). As a part of the programme we are looking for a research assistant who will be located in Galway, Ireland and will help us with knowledge graph construction (extraction, consolidation and cleansing). The research will be realised in close collaboration with Fujitsu Laboratories in Japan and Fujitsu business units. This will be an exciting role with the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research that is immediately being applied in realistic proof of concepts as a part of our ongoing collaborations with experts in biology, medicine and pharmacology. Application and information can be found on Insight Website: Application end date: Friday, 15 September, 2017...Read more

Opening Position – Research Scientist in Relational Learning

Fujitsu Ireland is undertaking a research project in the area of knowledge discovery and explanation from open biomedical data (e.g., drug and protein databases or scientific publications). We are looking for a research scientist/post-doc who will be located in Galway, Ireland and will pursue research primarily in the area of statistical relational learning and discovery informatics. This will be an exciting role with the opportunity to work with a world class research team from both Insight and Fujitsu Laboratories with the emphasis on developing practical applications of cutting-edge research aimed at a global audience.

Job Purpose and Responsibilities

At a high level the chosen candidate will need to have the following capabilities:
  • Working within a team of researchers based locally in Ireland and internationally (Fujitsu Labs in Japan)
  • Working on industrially relevant research within multinational academic research settings
  • Delivering novel research as well as helping to implement the research outcomes in the form of prototypes
  • Occasional supervision of junior researchers in specific sub-projects
The person will be hired as a Fujitsu Ireland employee on a contract basis for the period of the current research project which will be until July, 2018 with a possibility of an extension in a follow-up programme.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

PhD degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics or similar with a strong potential for pursuing independent research (proven by a track record of projects the applicant participated in and/or refereed publications)
  • Working knowledge of the following machine learning sub-fields:
    • Statistical relational learning
    • Unsupervised learning (e.g., clustering)
  • Hands-on experience with knowledge discovery from Graphs (e.g., RDF)
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Experience with at least one of the following scientific computing frameworks:
    • NumPy, SciPy and scikit-learn
    • MATLAB or GNU Octave
    • TensorFlow, Theano or Keras

Person Specification

Strong communications and writing skills Experience in research environment is an advantage Positive and enthusiastic team player

For the Successful Candidate

An opportunity to join one of the world’s most successful ICT Services and Solutions organisations Learning and progression prospects in a challenging environment Involved in a cutting edge project working with a highly talented team in close collaboration with a world class data analytics centre CVs to be submitted to pierre-yves.vandenbussche@ie.fujitsu.com by close of business on Friday the 15th of September 2017...Read more