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Visiting Researcher, Computer Vision Facebook
Boston, MA

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Job Description

Facebook is seeking a Visiting Researcher to join our team. Our group is committed to developing next generation products and platforms and doing research and engineering at scale. We are applying cutting-edge computer vision algorithms to a wide range of media understanding challenges at Facebook.

Term length would be considered on a case-by-case basis.


* Develop novel and accurate computer vision algorithms & systems, leveraging deep learning and machine learning on big data resources

Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various deployed systems

Collaborate with team members from the level of prototyping to the level of production

Contribute research that can be applied to Facebook product development


* Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar

Must be available to start employment on or before December 2019

Research and/or work experience in the fields of machine learning, deep learning and/or computer vision

Knowledge in C/C++, Java or other related language

Experience with training deep neural networks, prototyping in scripting languages like MATLAB, Python, math performance libs (e.g. IPP, MKL), CPU optimization methods (e.g. assembly SIMD instructions)

Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment


* Research and software engineer experience demonstrated via an internship, work experience, coding competitions

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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