Learn new AI skills and improve people’s lives with intelligent technology
Join our team as a resident of our 2018 Microsoft AI Residency program. You will have the opportunity to work alongside prominent researchers and engineers in Cambridge, UK, gaining skills and hands-on experience working on practical AI and machine learning problems that help tackle some of society’s toughest challenges. The ideal candidate will have a passion for leveraging their expertise from computer science work and/or other technical fields to solve real-world challenges by applying artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
In this year-long program, you will:
- Gain real-world, hands-on industry experience while you work with Microsoft researchers, engineers, and product teams.
- Learn about deploying machine learning solutions at scale across a range of areas such as healthcare, entertainment, and productivity.
- Benefit from a rich program of training and mentorship.
- Become part of the vibrant machine learning community in Cambridge, UK.
- Receive competitive compensation and be encouraged to apply for a regular position at Microsoft at the end of the residency program.
- We are looking for BSc, MSc, and PhD graduates with degrees in, but not limited to: computer science, electrical engineering, data science, mathematics, physics, economics, human-computer interaction, and computational biology.
- Experience developing in at least one high-level language such as Python or C/C++/C#.
- Experience with machine learning techniques or deep learning frameworks is desirable.
- Enthusiasm to move into the field is essential.
- Ability to work in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment.
- Strong communication skills.
Microsoft values diversity and inclusiveness
Maximizing the contribution of every individual allows us to infuse diverse thought as a natural part of the way we innovate. Therefore, we welcome applications from a diverse range of applicants.
To apply for the 2018 Microsoft AI Residency Program, complete the application and submit the following items in one PDF or .doc:
- One-page personal statement describing why are you interested and passionate about AI and machine learning, and what you hope to gain from the Microsoft AI Residency experience.
- CV/Resume which includes relevant coding experience, research, links to publications, coursework, and any other relevant professional sites or posts.
- If invited to attend a formal interview, two letters of recommendation will be required
We encourage completed applications to be submitted by February 28, 2018, but will continue to review applications until March 30, 2018.
Notification of admission
April 2018 – May 2018
September 2018 – August 2019
For questions related to this program, please contact AIResidency@microsoft.com.
See here for information on AI residencies available in Redmond, US.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for leveraging their expertise from computer science work and/or other technical fields to solve real-world challenges by applying artificial intelligence (AI). We are looking for candidates with degrees in, but not limited to: computer science, electrical engineering, data science, mathematics, physics, economics, human-computer interaction, and computational biology. Experience developing in at least one high-level language such as Python or C/C++/C# or experience with machine learning techniques or deep learning frameworks is desirable.
Yes, we will consider people with various degrees and experiences.
We encourage completed applications to be submitted by February 28, 2018, but will continue to review applications until March 30, 2018. Interviews will take place February through March 2018 and successful candidates will be notified in April through May 2018. The actual residency program will start in September 2018 and end in August 2019.
The residency program offers benefits designed to give you a world-class experience. You will receive competitive pay, custom AI training from the top researchers and more.
This position is located in Cambridge, UK. There is another location in Redmond, WA but you will need to apply separately here.
Where required, Microsoft will support the immigration process for eligible applicants. We will work with our outside counsel to review and to determine the best available visa/work authorization option.
Residents are encouraged to apply for a regular position at Microsoft at the end of their residency.
A selection of AI Projects at Microsoft Research Cambridge
The Residency will enable participants to work on these and other projects in a real-world context across a wide range of domains such as healthcare, finance, entertainment, automotive, accessibility and productivity.
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