Posted Aug 16

Nvidia is hiring a
Senior Applied Scientist, Genomic Foundation Models - Drug Discovery AI

US, CA, Santa Clara • US, CA, Remote • US, CA, Santa Clara • US, CA, Santa Clara
Full time

NVIDIA is using the power of high performance computing and AI to accelerate digital biology. We are seeking passionate and hardworking individuals to help us realize our mission!

As a Sr. Applied Scientist, you will join a research and development team passionate about infrastructure development and collaborations with industry and academic partners. This position provides the opportunity to research, implement, productize, and deliver deep learning algorithms for applications to life sciences and drug discovery. The team engages in applied research and then helps productize this work.

What you will be doing:

  • Prototype and build deep learning algorithms for Genomics

  • Design metrics for and assist with the evaluation of model predictions and results

  • Know the latest research and identify ways to capitalize on new advancements, either as applied research projects or by directly integrating into product development

  • Collaborate with multiple AI infrastructure and research teams

  • Find opportunities to incorporate advances in the field and other NVIDIA products into our infrastructure

What we need to see:

  • 10+ years of proven experience

  • Completed a MS or PhD Degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Physics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics (or a related field), or equivalent experience

  • Expertise in deep learning and machine learning

  • Expertise in genomics

  • Strong experience with Python libraries for data science analysis (e.g. NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib) and deep learning (PyTorch or TensorFlow)

  • Experience with modeling and validation of genomic and single cell data!

  • Recognition for technical leadership contributions, capable of self-direction, and willingness to learn from and teach others

  • You should display strong communication skills, be organized and self-motivated, and play well with others (be an excellent teammate)

Ways To Stand Out From The Crowd:

  • Background with open source development

  • Experience with C/C++, CUDA, docker

  • Experience with transformer-based NLP models

  • Relevant publication history and/or conference attendance

The base salary range is $216,000 - $414,000. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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