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Machine Learning Researcher


Skillsearch Limited

Salary on application

Cambridge, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

VR and AI



Not specified

Permanent | Full Time


Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Machine Learning Researcher to join a team at the forefront of artificial intelligence and machine learning at a Lab in Cambridge. The role comes with a generous salary, many attractive benefits and the chance to progress your career at a thriving company.

In your first few weeks in this Machine Learning Researcher role, you can expect to:

  • Develop your research program, to develop new tools and techniques for probabilistic models, Bayesian optimisation and related fields 
  • Collaborate to meet research goals and report your findings internally and externally 
  • Contribute to internal product development and customer research projects, assisting in the application of cutting-edge machine learning research to real-world problems 
  • Take an active role in the development of our open-source libraries 

To apply for this role, you will need to be a good fit with the team, a researcher that we can easily see collaborating with and that will enrich our collective knowledge. You'll also require:

  • A PhD in a technical field or an equivalent level of experience, having published work in machine learning, statistics, or optimization conferences and/or journals 
  • A background in decision-making (Bayesian optimization, bandits, reinforcement learning, active learning) and probabilistic modelling and methods (Gaussian processes, Bayesian neural networks, Variational inference, etc) 
  • Experience in numerical programming (Python/NumPy/Tensorflow/PyTorch) 

As a vital team member and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, we'll provide a favourable salary of up to £80,000 the chance to join a passionate and welcoming team.

We'd love you to apply for this full-time Machine Learning Researcher position in Cambridge, and we're waiting to hear from you. Please contact Jack from Skillsearch at today.

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch!

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