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AI Research Scientist - Vice President (Responsible AI specialist) at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York





Job Description:

The goal of J.P. Morgan AI Research is to explore and advance cutting-edge research in AI, including ML as well as related fields like cryptography, to develop and discover principles of impact to J.P. Morgan's clients and businesses.

J.P. Morgan AI Research has assembled a team of experts in many fields of AI. They pursue primary research in areas related to our research pillars as well as concrete problems related to financial services. They partner with internal teams to accelerate the adoption of AI within the firm. They also work with leading academic faculty around the world on areas of mutual interest.

The team is headquartered in New York and present in London and the Bay Area. Conducting AI research in financial services offers unique and exciting opportunities for impact -- as a member of this highly visible team, you will have the opportunity to realize significant impact not only within J.P. Morgan but also to the broader AI community.

Responsibilities:

As a Research Scientist with a specialization in responsible AI, you will lead end-to-end research to understand how AI systems can be designed holistically with fairness, interpretability, privacy, security, safety, and robustness as first-class concerns alongside business performance, so that our corporate values are reflected in practical applications. You will work on multiple research projects in collaboration with internal and external researchers and with applied engineering teams. You will be integral to all aspects of the research lifecycle such as formulating problems, gathering data, generating hypotheses, developing models and algorithms, conducting experiments, synthesizing results, building prototype applications and communicating the significance of your research. Your output will result in high-impact business applications, open source software, patents and/or publications in AI/ML conferences and journals. You will work with senior leaders to help define, build, and transform our businesses, with a long-term goal of eliminating structural inequality and systemic racism in our financial services . As a member of the responsible AI research community, you will also have the opportunity to participate in top-tier academic conferences to broaden the impact of your contributions, both in general AI/ML conferences as well as specialized conferences on responsible AI, fairness, ethics, and/or finance such as ACM FAccT, AAAI AI Ethics and Society, and ACM International Conference on AI in Finance.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • PhD in Computer Science (especially AI/ML) or related fields

  • Research publications in prominent AI/ML venues such as conference or journals, especially in the area of responsible AI such as ACM FAccT; AAAI AI, Ethics and Society; or similar

  • Strong expertise in fairness, ethics, interpretability, safety,, robustness, and/or privacy in the context of AI/ML, possibly in the context of core AI topics such as deep learning (DL), reinforcement learning (RL), planning, information representation and retrieval, graphs, multiagent systems (MAS), and natural language processing (NLP)

  • Deep understanding of responsible AI topics such as formal verification techniques for machine learning models; statistical measures of fairness and their relationship with legal, philosophical and sociotechnical concerns; differential privacy; robust machine learning; causal inference; moral ambiguity; strategic classification; and counterfactual analysis

  • Practical experience with ML platforms such as Tensorflow/Keras, PyTorch, etc.

  • Comfort with rapid prototyping and disciplined software development processes

  • Practical software engineering experience in collaborative project settings


Minimum Requirements:

  • Masters degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience or PhD with 3+ years of relevant work experience in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or related fields

  • Extensive programming skills in Python, Julia, Java, C++, or similar programming languages used in production machine learning and data science

  • Proficient understanding of fundamental AI and ML techniques; e.g., A*, regularization, as well as fairness concepts such as fairness-performance trade-offs and statistical metrics of fairness

  • Practical data science experience with real world data


Professional Skills:

  • Curiosity, creativity, resourcefulness and a collaborative spirit

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with technical and business audiences

  • Demonstrated ability to work on multi-disciplinary teams with diverse backgrounds

  • Interest in solving problems related to fairness, ethics, interpretability, safety,, robustness, and/or privacy in financial services (specific past experience in finance is not required)


About Us

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About the Team

The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans





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