Research Scientist, Artificial Intelligence in Menlo Park, CA

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Posted 7 weeks ago

facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook is seeking a Research Scientist to join Facebook AI Research (FAIR), a research organization focused on making significant progress in AI. Individuals in this role are expected to be recognized experts in identified research areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational statistics, and applied mathematics, particularly including areas such as deep learning, graphical models, reinforcement learning, computer perception, natural language processing and data representation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead research to advance the science and technology of intelligent machines.
  • Lead research that enables learning the semantics of data (images, video, text, audio, and other modalities).
  • Devise better data-driven models of human behavior.
  • Work towards long-term ambitious research goals, while identifying intermediate milestones.
  • Influence progress of relevant research communities by producing publications.
  • Contribute research that can be applied to Facebook product development.
  • Lead and collaborate on research projects within a globally based team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a PhD degree in the field of Computer Science or similar.
  • First-author publications at peer-reviewed AI conferences (e.g. NIPS, CVPR, ICML, ICLR, ICCV, and ACL).
  • Experience leading a team in solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.
  • Experience manipulating and analyzing data from varying sources.
  • Experience in leading theoretical and empirical research and for answering questions with research.
  • Experience communicating research for public audiences of peers.
  • Knowledge in a programming language.
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Internship experience and/or research assistantship(s) in an AI research organization.
  • Experience in developing and debugging in C/C++, Python, C# and/or Java.