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University of Florida AI Software Engineer in Gainesville, Florida

AI Software Engineer

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Work type: Staff Full-Time

Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories: Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Engineering, Physical/Mathematical Sciences

Department: 29010101 - MD-OFFICE OF DEAN-GENERAL

Classification Title:

Bioinformatics Analyst IV

Job Description:

The College of Medicine is looking for a software engineer with experience in deep learning or graph learning methods. This AI Software Engineer position will help advance the science and practice of patient safety by developing various machine learning, deep learning, and graph models as part of the AI/QI program in the UF College of Medicine.

The incumbent will collaborate with teams of clinicians, data scientists, and quality improvement experts to bring myriad machine and deep learning models into regular use by decision makers involved in clinical care and hospital operations.

You Belong Here

You will help drive the University of Florida’s vision to become a national leader in the application of AI. This vision is sponsored by a $70 million initial investment in AI and implementation ( of the most powerful AI supercomputer in higher education in the world, which will elevate the university’s reach and impact in research, teaching, economic development, and health care safety and delivery.

We have data, we have HiperGator, a fantastic partnership with Nvidia, incredible buy-in from leadership, and countless clinical partners eager to work with you to safeguard the care of our loved ones.We need you to help transform our data into life-saving models, molding the AI/QI cycle into a daily reality that benefits the sickest and most vulnerable patients in Florida.

More About This Role

Create Models

  • Developing predictive models using Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Graph Learning

  • Participate in governance model for operationalizing solutions in accordance with CRISP-ML(Q) principles using MLOps methods

  • Work with subject matter experts in patient care and healthcare operations to ensure appropriate contexts for model development

  • Document code development and communicate project status

  • Please note that we have additional team members focused on curating and preprocessing healthcare data from our electronic health record system

  • Identify and support integration pathways with stakeholders throughout the academic medical center

  • Work with existing teams of data modelers, analysts, MLOps engineers, and end-users to promote a safe and effective lifecycle for AI solutions


  • Review existing and developed models for continuous performance improvement

  • Incorporate new features from text, imaging, waveforms, and ‘-omics’ as they become available into existing and new models


  • Educate researchers, clinicians, and end-users on the theory and practice of machine learning, deep learning, and graph learning

  • Assist summer students and interns with related projects. Please note that while these students will have their own mentors and educational programs, we heavily promote a collaborative learning environment given the heavily trans-disciplinary nature of AI/QI projects

Knowledge Dissemination

  • Reporting of results to key stakeholders including executives, front-line clinicians, and QI communities.

  • Prepare presentations, analyses, and reports for leadership, program design reviews, and operational readiness reviews.

  • Opportunity to attend and present findings at regional, national, and international conferences.

Benefits & Rewards

As one of the nation’s top public research universities, we are dedicated to elevating our benefits offerings to support the wellbeing of our faculty and staff and to be responsive to a range of individual and family needs. We offer:

  • State of Florida retirement plans

  • Individual and family health insurance

  • Public Service Forgiveness Loan Eligible Employer

  • Domestic partner benefits

  • Paid sick, vacation, and parental leave

  • Employee Education Program

  • UF Health Wellness Program

  • Lots of sunshine

  • Learn more about our diverse benefits package here:

The City of Gainesville

Gainesville is a vibrant city with a low cost of living, diverse population, excellent public schools, Division I NCAA sports, and no state income tax. The area is known for its nature parks, bike trails, sporting events, museums, mild winters, and warm summers. Being centrally located makes Gainesville easily situated for day trip to beautiful beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, and to theme parks including Disney World, and other cities include Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tampa. Learn more about what Gainesville has to offer at Visit Gainesville ( .

Our Commitment

Being part of the UF College of Medicine means joining a community that fosters the personal and professional goals and achievements of its employees. UF and COM offer a variety of tools, resources, and training to help you learn and grow. When you rise, we do too.

Expected Salary:

$100,000 - $150,000; commensurate with education and experience.

This position eligible for great benefits ( , including health, dental, and vision insurance plans, retirement plans, and paid time off.

Minimum Requirements:

A master's degree in appropriate area of specialization and four years of experience or a bachelor's degree and six years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience developing deep learning or graph learning projects; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Academic degrees include but are not limited to computer science, statistics, data science, engineering, operations research, physics, mathematics.

  • Relevant experience includes demonstrated experience with:

  • Applying predictive and prescriptive analytical methods to business, engineering, and/or healthcare problems

  • Portfolio of projects involving deep learning or graph learning methods

  • Software development using Python including common open source frameworks such as TensorFlow or PyTorch

  • Familiarity with high performance computing infrastructure

  • Effective communication skills for interactions with stakeholders in leadership, trainees, and front-line clinical care

  • 5 years in industry role developing predictive deep learning models trained using unstructured and structured data

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, candidates should apply online at Careers at UF. Please include your letter of interest and curriculum vitae/resume. Applications and nominations will be kept confidential.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. This is a time limited position.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 26 May 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 04 Jun 2023 Eastern Daylight Time