AI Research Scientist

Meta is seeking Research Scientists to join our AI Research Team, 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.
AI Research Scientist 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, speech 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
  • 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
  • Proven work experience in a university or industry lab(s), in a role with primary emphasis on AI research
Preferred Qualifications
  • 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, ACL, Interspeech and ICASSP)
  • Experience in developing and debugging in C/C++, Python, or C#
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