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Argonne National Laboratory Predoctoral Appointee - Accelerated graph discovery with AI techniques in Lemont, Illinois

Predoctoral Appointee - Accelerated graph discovery with AI techniques

Requisition Number: 407352 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: DSL-Data Science and Learning Division

Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Shift: 8:30 - 5:00

Level (Grade): 916040 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

The Data Science Learning Division at Argonne National Laboratory seeks a predoctoral appointee to conduct research in artificial intelligence techniques to analyze large-scale imaging datasets for discovering underlying graph structures. The focus of this project is to use the reconstructed graphs to improve biological or machine learning models. An example of this is the inference of neuron connection maps for driving spiking neural networks that model organism behavior. The project will survey graph discovery methods, biology-inspired learning algorithms, and co-design of advanced AI systems. Additionally, we will develop techniques that provide robust interpretation to the results extracted from such approaches.

Knowledge, Skills And Experience

  • Must have a Master’s degree
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required
  • Knowledge of machine learning theories and/or statistics required
  • Skilled in developing deep learning applications (e.g., imaging, biomedical data)
  • Familiar with recurrent neural networks, reinforcement learning, or meta-learning
  • Knowledge of neuroscience is a plus, but not required
  • Experience with HPC, accelerators, brain-inspired platforms is a plus, but not required
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Considerable collaborative skills
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

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