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Research Scientist – Accenture Labs Dublin

This is a unique opportunity to play a key role on the Computational Creativity team at Accenture Labs in Dublin – part of a network of over 200 applied R&D experts at seven locations worldwide. We incubate and prototype new ideas and concepts that are expected to have a significant strategic near-term impact on our clients’ businesses.

The Dublin Labs team focuses on Artificial Intelligence technologies. Our passion is imagining and demonstrating the possibilities created by cutting edge AI tech.
 

Your role

As a research scientist, you will lead the key activities throughout your projects:

  • spotting the opportunities created by breakthrough AI technologies to transform business, the workforce or consumer experience.

  • working closely with teammates and industry experts to design and implement an approach that demonstrates the potential of your idea.

  • proving the real-world impact of your concepts through pilots with early adopter clients.
     

About you

You are an expert in one or more areas of Artificial Intelligence and have technical excellence as demonstrated by your contributions. You love learning. You think differently and communicate clearly. You can maximize the opportunities that working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative and influential team offers you.



Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • PhD in computer science, engineering or a related scientific field (required).

  • prior experience working in artificial intelligence (especially machine learning, deep learning or natural language processing).

  • a record of publications in relevant conferences and journals.

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • development skills for prototyping your concepts (e.g. in Python, etc.).

  • hands-on experience with deep generative models for data synthesis (e.g., variational autoencoders, generative networks, autoregressive neural language models).

  • exposure to Health and Life Sciences related projects is an advantage.

  • prior experience in a research and development environment is preferred.

Does this appeal to you? If so, we wish to hear from you.   

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at accessIErecruitment@accenture.com 

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture Ireland, in addition to a competitive base salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes pension, private health insurance, discounted gym membership, emergency caring facilities, and 2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice!  Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position.
 

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All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as applicable by law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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