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Research Scientist, Computational Photography and Image Processing for AR (PhD)

Company: Facebook
Location: Menlo Park
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking a Research Scientist to support development of state-of-the-art deep learning algorithms for Computational Photography and Image Processing for AR/VR systems. In this role, you will be researching and developing technologies from early research concepts to products across Facebook's AR and VR products. You will be setting research directions for the projects you work on and will have the opportunities to collaborate with other researchers across Facebook AI. The ideal candidate will understand the state-of-the-art algorithms in the area of Computer Vision and/or Computational Photography, as well as how to build efficient Machine Learning models using those algorithms to run on-device. This is a full-time position.
  • Enable enhanced image and video quality for AR/VR via innovative applications of Deep Learning techniques to problems such as Depth Estimation, Image Denoising, Super-Resolution, HDR, etc.
  • Enable new user experiences using novel image understanding and synthesis methods based on Deep Learning
  • Collaborate with cross-functional research and product teams in Computer Vision, Graphics and Machine Learning
  • Design extremely efficient deep learning models that can run on head-mounted devices within limited compute and power budget
  • Publish and present research at leading AI conferences and workshops
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree or completing a postdoctoral assignment in the field of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision or similar
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
  • 1+ years hands-on experience in deep learning algorithms and techniques, e.g., convolutional neural networks (CNN), recurrent networks (RNN) and/or related areas
  • Interpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration
  • 2+ years of industry or university experience in projects in areas such as computational photography and/or computer vision
  • Proven track record of achieving results as demonstrated by grants, fellowships, patents, as well as first-authored publications at leading workshops or conferences such as NeurIPS, ICML, CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, or similar
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 proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

Keywords: Facebook, San Francisco , Research Scientist, Computational Photography and Image Processing for AR (PhD), Other , Menlo Park, California

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