Research Scientist Intern - Camera and Display Perception (PhD)

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Research Scientist Intern - Camera and Display Perception (PhD)
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Sunnyvale, CA
Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world.

The FRL Technology Engineering Camera Team seeks exceptional interns to help research on camera and display tuning for AR/VR products.

Our internships are 12 to 16 weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.
Research Scientist Intern - Camera and Display Perception (PhD) Responsibilities
  • Develop and research new technology/metrics to assist AR/VR camera/display product development
  • Design psychophysical experiments and user study to validate the performance of the technology/metrics
Minimum Qualifications
  • Currently has or in the process of obtaining a PhD degree in the field of color science, imaging science, optics, image processing, or a related field.
  • Prior experiences in one or more topics related to color science, human perception research, or image quality metrics.
  • Experience programming in at least one of the following languages: Matlab or Python.
  • Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration.
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Intent to return to a degree-program after completion of the internship/co-op.
  • A strong interest in theoretical and empirical research and for answering hard questions in research.
  • Ability to communicate complex research in a clear, concise and actionable manner.
  • Experience with camera image ISP and architecture.
  • Experience with user study, human perception and psychophysics experiment design.
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