AI Research Scientist

AI Research Scientist
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Meta is seeking Research Scientists to join fundamental and applied research teams, which are focused on making significant progress in AI. Advances in AI are key to our mission, spanning some of the most pressing research challenges of our generation across such areas 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. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in producing new science to understand intelligence and technology to make computers more intelligent, or to work on more applied problems across the company.
AI Research Scientist Responsibilities
  • Lead research that enables learning the semantics of data (images, video, text, audio, speech and other modalities)
  • Lead and collaborate on research projects within a globally based team
  • Drive team goals & technical direction to pursue opportunities that make your larger organization more efficient
  • 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 Meta product development
  • Devise better data-driven models of human behavior
Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience holding a faculty, industry, or government researcher position
  • Ph.D. and publications in machine learning, AI, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, data science, or related technical fields
  • Experience in theoretical and empirical research and for addressing research problems
  • 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
  • 1+ year(s) of work experience in a university, industry, or government lab(s), in a role with primary emphasis on AI research
  • Experience driving original scholarship in collaboration with a team
  • Experience leading a team in solving modeling problems using AI/ML approaches
  • First-author publications at peer-reviewed AI conferences (e.g. NeurIPS, CVPR, ICML, ICLR, ICCV, and ACL)
  • Experience in developing and debugging in C/C++, Python, or C#
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About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $262,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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