Senior Research Scientist of Medical AI

Shenzhen, China
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Senior Research Scientist of Medical AI at Tencent



YouTu X-Lab of Tencent has an immediate opening of senior research scientist in medical imaging analytics at Shenzhen, China.



1.    Research experience on medical image analysis or related fields (computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning)

2.    Hands-on experience of deep learning (e.g., convolutional neural networks, deep reinforcement learning, and recurrent neural networks) with real projects

3.   Hands-on experience of at least one popular deep learning framework (e.g., Torch/PyTorch, TensorFlow, Caffe, MxNet, CNTK, Theano, and Keras) with real projects

4.    Good programming skills of C/C++ or Python

5.   Two first-author publications at top conferences or journals, e.g., MICCAI, IPMI, TMI, MedIA, CVPR, ICCV, or ECCV

6.    Winners of open challenges of medical imaging at MICCAI, ISBI, or Kaggle are welcome

7.    A PhD degree is preferred and excellent masters will be considered too.



1.    Research, design, and implement deep learning algorithms for disease detection and classification in various imaging modalities

2.    Transfer research prototypes to an engineering team for deployment at hospitals

3.    Publish papers on top conferences/journals and generate patents


About Tencent:

Founded in 1998, Tencent is the largest IT company in China. It offers many services include social network, music, web portals, e-commerce, mobile games, internet services, payment systems, and multiplayer online games, which are all among the world's biggest and most successful in their respective categories. With 980 million monthly active users, its mobile chat service WeChat has been credited as one of the world's most powerful apps. As of January 2018, the company has a market value of US $580 billion, surpassing Facebook to become the world's most valuable social media company. Recently, the company invested extensively on medical imaging AI with several products currently under clinical evaluation in many top-tier hospitals in China.


If interested, please send your CV to yefengzheng AT tencent DOT com.