Job Summary

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence is a non-profit research institute in Seattle founded by Paul Allen and headed by Professor Oren Etzioni. The core mission of AI2 is to contribute to humanity through high-impact research in artificial intelligence.

Responsibilities

  • The Allen AI Predoctoral Young Investigator offers predoctoral candidates the opportunity to prepare for graduate-level research through partnership with strong mentors, participation in cutting edge research, and co-authorship of papers at top venues.
  • This program aims to position candidates for successful entry into a top graduate program. For potential candidates who are already enrolled in graduate studies, this program offers the opportunity to work with researchers at AI2 on collaborative projects for the benefit of both AI2’s initiatives and your thesis work

Skills/Requirements

  • PYI candidates have graduated with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant fields and are preparing to enter a PhD program in the next 1-3 years. We also welcome applications from candidates already enrolled in a PhD program who wish to align their work with AI2’s endeavors, and we are happy to work on a case-by-case basis with regards to work arrangements if there is a mutual fit.

Benefits

  • Gain strong research experience through direct collaboration with AI2 researchers
  • Co-author papers with AI2 researchers and get published in top venues
  • Learn about and leverage AI2’s data, engineering infrastructure, and research tools
  • Gain industry experience in a supportive, agile, mission-driven environment
  • No grant writing, teaching, or administrative responsibilities required
  • Assistance with graduate school vetting and application
  • Generous travel budget
  • Financial and legal support for visa acquisition


Company

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence is a research institute founded by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. The institute seeks to achieve scientific breakthroughs by constructing AI systems with reasoning, learning, and reading capabilities


Industry

Artificial Intelligence

Company Type

Private

Official website

https://allenai.org/

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