Postdoctoral Researcher, Embodied AI (PhD)

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Facebook is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher to join Facebook AI Research, 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. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in producing new science to understand intelligence and technology to make computers more intelligent. Term length would be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Embodied AI (PhD) Responsibilities
  • Perform research to advance the science and technology of intelligent machines with a physical or virtual embodiment (e.g. robots, egocentric personal assistants).
  • Contribute research that can be applied to Facebook product development.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a PhD degree or completing a postdoctoral assignment in the field of Computer Science or similar
  • Publications in Machine Learning, robotics, computer vision, AI, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, data science, or related technical fields
  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • Experience manipulating and analyzing data from varying sources
  • Experience communicating research
  • Coding experience in C++, Python, or other similar language
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience. Degree must be completed prior to joining Meta.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Research and software engineer experience demonstrated via an internship, work experience, coding competitions
  • Experience solving complex problems and experience comparing alternative solutions, tradeoffs, and diverse points of view to determine a path forward
  • Experience working and communicating cross functionally in a team environment
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