Careers - Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Imaging Systems | Oculus

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Imaging Systems

Research | Redmond, Washington

Oculus is a world leader in the design of virtual reality systems. We are currently seeking innovative researchers with a passion for technology to push the state-of-the-art for VR/AR Imaging Systems in our research location in Redmond, WA. This role is focused on developing advanced 2D and 3D imaging technologies. The position is a fixed-term (postdoctoral) contract for 24 months and requires a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Imaging Science, Applied Physics and Optics or similar.


  • Develop next-generation VR and AR sensor and imaging technologies
  • Develop new sensing and signal processing modalities through innovation, modeling, prototyping and implementation
  • Collaborate closely with internal and external design team, computer vision scientists, optical experts and system architects on new sensor projects
  • Participate in new sensing and computing technology evaluation, technology roadmap study
  • 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 Qualification

  • PhD and/or postdoctoral assignment in the field of sensor design, imaging and signal processing, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Graduating with a PhD, or completing a university postdoctoral assignment, by summer 2017
  • 5+ years experience in sensing system, computer vision system, algorithm and/or computation hardware developments in industrial or academic research
  • 3+ years of programming experience with C/C++, OpenGL, Python, or MATLAB
  • Communication skills and demonstrated ability to cross multi-disciplinary boundaries to drive optimal system solutions
  • Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2017

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in system modeling across data/image capture, signal processing pipeline, algorithm, and functional behaviors

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