Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist

Research & Development
Full time

About Us:

At Launchpad, we’re on a mission to revolutionize the health, fitness, medical, and personal development sectors through cutting-edge AI technology. Our team is dedicated to creating consumer apps that empower individuals to lead healthier, more fulfilled lives. As a pioneering venture studio, we collaborate with startups and entrepreneurs to turn visionary ideas into market-leading products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead cutting-edge research in AI and machine learning algorithms to solve complex problems in health and wellness.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate AI technologies into our products, enhancing functionality and user engagement.
  • Develop and implement models for predictive analytics, personalised recommendations, and intelligent decision-making systems.
  • Stay abreast of the latest AI trends and advancements, ensuring our solutions remain innovative and competitive.
  • Contribute to the ideation and development of new AI-focused consumer apps, from conceptualisation to deployment.
  • Publish research findings in top-tier journals and conferences, and represent [Your Venture Studio Name] in the scientific community.


  • PhD in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or a related field.
  • Proven track record of research in AI, with publications in reputable journals or conferences.
  • Strong experience in machine learning, natural language processing, and/or computer vision.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, R, or Java, and familiarity with AI development tools and frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch).
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to work on complex projects with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex technical information to non-expert audiences.

Benefits @ Launchpad:

Joining Launchpad means being part of a recognised Great Place to Work:

  • Flexible working: From the beach to your couch, we support work-from-anywhere flexibility.
  • Kit Kat Days: Enjoy a 9-day fortnight, because we value work-life balance.
  • Slice of the pie: Shares in Launchpad’s growth and success are available to all.
  • Professional Development & Training Opportunities: We’re committed to your growth and career trajectory.
  • Get a slice of the action: Earn your salary plus a share in the company’s profits.
  • Leading software & tools: Access state-of-the-art software packages and tools.
  • Social enterprise programs: Engage in meaningful projects that benefit the community and environment.
  • Build awesome stuff: Our projects aren’t just work—they’re passion projects.

Job Types: Full-time, Regular / Permanent

  • Onsite - Melbourne, Australia


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Quarterly bonus

Why Join Us?

  • Be part of a forward-thinking venture studio at the intersection of technology and wellness.
  • Work on projects that have a real impact on people’s health and happiness.
  • Collaborate with a team of passionate, like-minded professionals in a supportive and creative environment.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and flexible working arrangements.

Inclusion and Diversity

Launchpad is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion and diversity. We make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We expect all employees to embody our core behaviors of humility, trust, transparency, focus, ownership, and integrity.

Our total rewards are designed to inspire your best work by providing the support and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into impactful realities. With global strength and scale, we offer competitive salaries, benefits, and ample career opportunities in a culture of care, collaboration, and support.

How to Apply:
Please send your updated CV, a cover letter, and a portfolio of relevant projects or publications to '' include “Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist Application” in the subject line.