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Research Scientist - Future of Climate Residency

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IntroductionIBM Research Scientists are charting the future of Artificial Intelligence, creating breakthroughs in quantum computing, discovering how blockchain will reshape the enterprise, and much more. Join a team that is dedicated to applying science to some of today's most complex challenges, whether it’s discovering a new way for doctors to help patients, teaming with environmentalists to clean up our waterways or enabling retailers to personalize customer service. Your Role and Responsibilities IBM Research Europe seeks one Research Scientist with a strong background in numerical modelling and experience in machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to join the UK team for a one-year Future of Climate Residency You will join IBM’s global initiative to build resilience to climate change by developing AI-enhanced and cloud-enabled climate impact models to quantify climate risk. You will contribute to the development and testing of hybrid physics-AI models for key climate impacts (e.g. flood, drought, wildfire). You will collaborate with colleagues across IBM’s global research labs, and contribute to original research, and aim to publish at top conferences and journals (Nature, Science, PNAS). This is also an exciting opportunity to contribute to real-world solutions which build climate change resilience for IBM’s clients.The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress. Required Technical and Professional Expertise Undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Physics, Mathematics, Meteorology/Climate science or closely related field. Research experience running numerical physics-based models in a Linux environment. A record of relevant novel research. Expertise in python for data analysis (pandas, numpy, Jupyter notebooks), ideally with geospatial data. Experience in machine learning using standard python tools (e.g. sci-kit learn) and a keen interest to learn more. Good knowledge of statistics for model evaluation (e.g. skill scores), and the use of probabilistic/ensemble forecasts. Ability to collaborate with a global team. You are a clear communicator and quick to get to the point, deliver work on time and are proactive in generating novel ideas to achieve the team’s milestones. Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise Experience in numerical model development. Experience configuring and running weather/climate models, storm surge models or hydrological models. Research experience or training in climate science. Experience with deep learning techniques. Experience with agile development. You can work with a team, be a proactive member of Scrum meetings and deliver promptly. About Business UnitWith more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few. Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever. About IBMIBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries. Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application. Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Key Job Details Country:UK State:CHESHIRE City:Warrington Category:Research Required Education:Bachelor's Degree Position Type:Early Professional Employment Type:Full-Time Contract Type:Internship Company:(8660) IBM United Kingdom Limited Req ID:351562BR Travel Required:No Travel Min Salary: Max Salary: Currency: Location:Warrington, CHESHIRE UK

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Warrington, England, Warrington, WA1, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  18820013
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  15/01/2021, 03:08
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