Deep Learning Research Engineer

DeepLife is hiring!


DeepLife is an early stage startup founded in 2019 by Jonathan Baptista and Jean-Baptiste Morlot, backed by international investors, developing a digital twin of human cells to accelerate drug discovery.

The DeepLife team develops a SaaS platform combining state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms on single cell multi-omics data, public and private cell atlases, and a proprietary deep learning-based digital twin. Our goal is to supplement in vitro testing with in silico simulations and rapidly discover molecular triggers to efficiently engineer cell behavior.

We are working closely with biotech and pharmaceutical companies to accelerate their target identification processes. We are also collaborating actively with the academic community by publishing papers and providing open access to our platform’s features and data.

Job Description

As Deep Learning Research Engineer, you will:

  • Develop deep learning algorithms to address drug discovery project with our academic and industrial partners
  • Be part of the digital twin project
  • Publish academic articles
  • Be a core member of the startup development
  • Work closely with, and report directly to, the CEO and CTO

Preferred Experience


  • Knowledge in generative models and causal inference
  • Skills in academic articles reading and writing
  • Ability to clearly communicate his work and ideas to pairs

Nice to have:

  • PhD or Post-Doc
  • Experience in reinforcement learning
  • Experience in directing machine learning development projects
  • Experience with sequencing data
  • An interest in biology

Recruitment Process

3 meetings including one technical

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 September 2021
  • Location: Paris, France (75013)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Possible partial remote