R&I AI Summer Internships 2021
R&I AI Internships
What are we looking for?
Our purpose is bold and so is our approach. Becoming a more agile and innovative company means building a dynamic, inspiring culture where we celebrate entrepreneurial thinking and act with a sense of urgency. We are courageous, taking risks and learning from both success and failure. We are curious, creative, and open to new ideas and ways of working. Above all, we are passionate about science and driven to always put patients first. When you join us, you will be part of a great place to work; in an environment that energizes and empowers each of us to achieve our goal to develop and deliver medicines.
What can we offer you?
10- 12 week summer placement positions available in R&I AI department at our Cambridge site.
We are looking for
Graduate AI Researcher who will be contributing to deliver R&I’s strategic priorities in AI and machine learning. This will include contributing to the design and execution of machine learning projects using the latest methods and engineering best practices. You will gain experience of working in high-performing ML research groups and conduct basic ML research (in partnership with the senior group members) and continue to engage with the external community.
You'll gain transferable core skills and knowledge, in addition to gaining skills specific to the working practices of the team.
Who we are?
R&I AI is a newly established AI team within AstraZeneca with the goal of developing advanced AI models and methods to address problems in the healthcare space. We work in collaborations with other internal AI teams within AstraZeneca as well as well-known labs around the world (e.g. MILA, Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine)
Essential candidate requirements
- Strong statistical machine learning (ML) background having recently graduated with a degree in a relevant subject
- Experience with probabilistic ML models
- Experience with variational methods and generative modelling
- Excellent coding skills in Python and Pytorch (please provide a reference to your personal Github page if available)
- Good interpersonal skills
- Good team working skills
- High organization skills and confidence to work independently
- Concerns for standards
- Self-motivated, and proactive
How to apply
Applications will be open until 29th March 2021. Interviews will be held virtually via MS Teams during the first two weeks in April. The placements will take place over 10-12 weeks, from 21st June 2021. A salary will be paid. To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete your application on our website at your earliest convenience.