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Research Scientist Computational Imaging Methods

Facebook - Redmond, WA

Careers at Oculus Part of Facebook Oculus is a world leader in the design of virtual reality systems. We are currently seeking innovative researchers with a passion for technology to develop next-generation head-mounted display and imaging systems at our research location in Redmond, WA. This role is focused on developing computational imaging methods that leverage the co-design of optical elements and image processing algorithms. The position requires a PhD in computer science, optical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or similar, and a strong background in solving inverse problems in imaging. Responsibilities Develop next-generation head-mounted display and camera prototypes and associated real-time rendering and image processing methods Explore the application of computational imaging methods to virtual and augmented reality, emphasizing the development of advanced simulations, algorithms, and hardware capabilities Collaborate with the larger Oculus Research team and provide creative leadership on computational display and imaging technologies Mentor MS\/PhD interns and collaborate with external academic groups to advance our research goals Publish research results in top-tier journals and at leading international conferences Minimum Qualifications PhD and\/or postdoctoral degree in the field of Computer Science, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field Experience in solving problems in imaging emphasizing modeling, algorithm development, and hardware prototyping Experience in mathematical optimization, including software libraries and implementation from first principles Proven track record of achieving results, including journal publications Interpersonal experience with cross-group and cross-culture collaboration 3 years experience with scientific programming languages such as MATLAB, Python, Mathematica, or similar Preferred Qualifications 2 years experience with C\/C , OpenGL\/DirectX, and OpenCL\/CUDA 1 years experience with deep learning methods, particularly as applied to image processing, computer graphics, and related topics Knowledge in optical design and modeling methods (e.g., proficiency with MATLAB, Zemax, Code V, or similar) Experience with experimental optics and conducting laboratory work (i.e., demonstrated ability to construct proof-of-concept systems and to evaluate performance)

8 days 22 hours ago



Research Scientist Computational Imaging Methods Facebook - Redmond, WA, United States


Location: Redmond, WA

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