Lead Research Data Scientist

Median Technologies
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

In the context of our research and development in artificial intelligence applied to medical imaging, we are looking for: Lead Research Data Scientist


Integrated into a multidisciplinary research and development team within the iBIOPSY® project, you are a team leader in the research and development of innovative medical imaging solutions using machine learning and other AI methods.


Medical imaging is one of the fastest growing fields in machine learning. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, and organized Lead Data Scientist with team management experience, excellent communication skills who will thrive at the heart of technological innovation.


Presentation of activities and main tasks linked to the job

    • Position attached to Machine Learning and Imaging, under the supervision of Chief Scientific Officer.
    • Responsibilities:
      1. You will apply your scientific knowledge to develop innovative algorithms to model highly complex, high-dimensional data and build first-of-a-kind proof-of-concept demonstrators using data coming from medical imaging systems such as MRI and CT scanners.
      2. Your work will involve agile research and validation of novel machine learning algorithms and systems. Being part of our core innovation organization, you will actively scout, keep track of, evaluate, and leverage disruptive technologies, and emerging industrial, academic and technological trends.
      3. In addition, you will transfer technology, and share insights and best practices across innovation teams. You will generate intellectual property for the company. You will be expected to author peer reviewed papers, present results at conferences and participate in scientific/industry panels,
      4. We look at you to develop novel algorithms and methods to be incorporated in disruptive AI-enabled imaging solutions leveraging cloud computing and develop innovative AI techniques to create value from the imaging and clinical data repositories generated by our medical research and pharmaceutical industry partners. These AI enabled systems and services go beyond image analysis to transform medical practice and drug development.


    • Responsibilities also include the management and engagement with our third party strategic technology partners
    • Responsibilities will include recruiting and leading a team of data scientists.


Searched profile

    • Education: PhD in in mathematics or computer science
    • Experience:
      • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in machine learning in computer vision or related field
      • Team management experience required
      • First author on related research
      • Experience working with machine learning frameworks
    • Knowledge:
      • In depth scientific knowledge of AI, machine and deep learning algorithms
      • Strong fundamental knowledge of modeling of high dimensional data, dimensionality reduction, overfitting and regularization, adversarial networks, deep embedded clustering, deep generative models, optimal transport algorithms, distance similarity metrics including mastering of the mathematical underpinnings of these methods.
    • Skills:

Programming skills in R, Python, C++ or another programming language

    • Qualities: Very good oral and written English



    • Job location: Sophia Antipolis, France
    • Contract: Permanent, Open-Ended
    • Start: ASAP
    • Offered salary: will depend on candidate’s skills and experience.


Benefits offered by the company

    • Fulfilling working and living environment
    • Meal vouchers
    • Canteen
    • Health Plan


Why working with us ?

    • Join an international, multicultural and fast-growing company
    • Be at the heart of innovation