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Research Scientist Artificial Intelligence

Philips /  Amsterdam (NL)

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Research Scientist Artificial Intelligence

In this role, you have the opportunity to 

Carry out industrial research in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) field, having a huge impact in improving people's lives. You will apply, adjust and advance the state-of-the-art artificial intelligence techniques and use them in Philips products, services, software and solutions.

Your responsibilities

  • Perform independent & industrial research, provide consultancy, and participate/define projects in the area of AI, specifically in one or more from the following: integrating knowledge-based with data-driven Machine Learning approaches, NLP, ontologies, information extraction, text generation, and advanced machine learning with different types of data such as vital signs, text, images, and health records, by enlarging relevant knowledge and bringing-in new knowledge.
  • Craft technologies that ensure proper AI functionality for Philips products and services. In addition, you contribute to AI strategy within the Research program. You have a full understanding of the state-of-the-art and build original contributions. You address important challenges in applying advanced AI techniques and tooling for specific application within healthcare and consumer lifestyle.
  • Keep abreast of technical, application and market developments in the relevant technological and industrial areas, showing interest in the business aspects;
  • Shape the definition and the strategy of the departments' research program;
  • Contribute actively to a creative and inspiring working environment.
  • The results of your work are adopted by Philips businesses, and are translated into successful products/services.
  • External exposure (for example by means of patenting and scientific publications) and external collaborations (for example with universities or in the context of European research projects) are highly encouraged.
  • An MSc or PhD in computer science or another relevant area providing good foundation in AI, computer science, mathematics, and data science (including statistics, artificial intelligence, probability theory);
  • Affinity to the research way of working;
  • Proven capabilities in the domain of AI and hands-on experience with a particular sub-fields such as machine learning, semantic reasoning, deep learning, NLP;
  • Experience with relevant AI tools like Python, Keras;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong personal relationships at all levels and with all stakeholders, both internal and external to Philips Research;
  • Ability to understand and obtain customers user needs and be able to transform those into practical solutions;
  • Team worker in multidisciplinary and international settings, able to adapt quickly;
  • Curious, enthusiastic, fast learner able to quickly picking up new areas and work Agile way;
  • A competitive salary;
  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually;
  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance;
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and mentoring;
  • Excellent company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package;
  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;
  • Healthy work-life balance.
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