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Research Scientist / Engineer

jie-lin – Posted on August 27, 2017 at 11:43 pm –

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Employer: Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore
  • Location: Singapore
  • Link: http://www.i2r.a-star.edu.sg
  • Job Descriptions:

Who we are


We are
seeking exceptional researchers to expand our dynamic and multi-disciplinary
deep learning team. Our team members have PhDs in deep learning, computer
vision, NLP, speech recognition, and data analytics from Stanford, CMU, Brown,
MIT, Harvard, NUS, NTU, PKU etc.  We are building a nimble, team-oriented,
startup-like environment with the backing and resources of A*STAR, Singapore’s
national-level full-spectrum R&D organisation.
We are looking for strong
candidates in the field of deep learning, with an interest in working on both
fundamental problems in deep learning algorithms and hardware, and also
applying it to practical problems in vertical domains ranging from Autonomous
Vehicles, IoT and medical imaging.


What we work

  1. The 10X problems in Deep Learning: We are looking at problems ranging from learning
    with 10x fewer labelled samples to building 1000x larger networks
  2. Next generation hardware for Deep Learning: We are looking at going beyond FPGAs and GPUs,
    to building hardware that will enable billion-scale real-time inference
  3. Next-generation enterprise applications for Deep
    : Beyond speech and
    image recognition, we are looking at applications ranging from finance to
    IoT, with leading government and industry partners.


What you’ll

  • Internationally competitive salary
  • Collaboration opportunities with our network
    of leading international researchers
  • Ability to tap on the organisational
    infrastructure and network of a 5000-strong research organisation
  • Experience of working and living in a
    vibrant, multi-cultural city

What you might bring to the table

  • Exposure to AI/deep learning (e.g. computer
    vision, deep learning, information retrieval, knowledge representation,
    natural language processing, etc.)
  • Strong programming skills or other
    quantitative skills
  • Ability to both work independently and in
    small teams


To apply, send your CV to Vijay Chandrasekhar:

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