Now Hiring: Associate Machine Learning Scientist (Calgary)

Join our team! We’re looking for a talented and enthusiastic Associate Machine Learning Scientist with solid knowledge of machine learning and experience working with computer vision for a full-time, 1-year term opportunity for one of our clients. We’re looking for a potential candidate who is available to start in September 2021.

About Amii

One of Canada’s three main institutes for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, our world-renowned researchers drive fundamental and applied research at the University of Alberta (and other academic institutions), training some of the world’s top scientific talent. Our cross-functional teams work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.

About the Project

This project will explore machine learning to recommend treatment plans for dentists and risk-stratify various dental concerns using historical patient data. This is a paid opportunity that will be undertaken over one year, with the potential for permanent employment afterward (at the discretion of the client). The Associate will report to an Amii Lead Scientist and work closely with dental professionals to collaborate on the project. The Associate will regularly consult with the project team to share insights, progress, and results.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with an early-stage startup and be part of a founding team that is looking to disrupt the dental industry.

Required Skills / Expertise

We’re looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual with solid knowledge of machine learning and experience working with computer vision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Clean and curate historical datasets
  • Perform exploratory data analysis
  • Build, train, and evaluate ML models
  • Undertake applied research on ML techniques to address the limitations in existing models
  • Collaborate with project team and stakeholders to develop MVP

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Computing Science or ML graduate program, MSc. or Ph.D
  • Research or applied project experience with computer vision or machine learning
  • Experience/familiarity with software development processes
  • Proficient in Python programming language and related libraries and toolkits (e.g.scikit learn, Pandas, Jupyter notebooks)
  • A positive attitude towards learning and understanding a new applied domain
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with medical and dental domain
  • Available to reside in or travel to Calgary, Alberta, to work and learn alongside dental professionals
  • Experience working with data engineering workflows
  • Publication record in peer-reviewed academic conferences or relevant journals in machine learning

Non-Technical Requirements:

  • Interdisciplinary team player enthusiastic about working together to achieve excellence
  • Capable of critical and independent thought
  • Able to communicate technical concepts clearly and advise on the application of machine intelligence
  • Intellectual curiosity and the desire to learn new things, techniques, and technologies

Why You Should Apply

Besides gaining industry experience, additional perks include:

  • Get paid for your work
  • Work under the mentorship of an Amii Lead Scientist for the duration of the project
  • Work alongside founding members of an exciting startup with huge opportunities for growth
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Gain access to the Amii community and events
  • Build your professional network

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, then please don’t wait to apply! To apply, please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii through the listing on Indeed by July 31, 2021.

Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.

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