Careers - Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Computer Vision | Oculus

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Computer Vision

Research | San Francisco, California

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 the next generation of virtual humans. The focus of this postdoctoral role is on full body capture and reconstruction. The position is a fixed term contract for 24 months and requires a PhD in computer vision, computer graphics, physics simulation or machine learning.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute cutting-edge research to advance the state of the art in virtual humans and digital double understanding.
  • Develop new advanced technologies related to real-time markerless motion capture, dense 3D surface deformation and reconstruction, statistical deformation models, and physics based simulation.
  • Collaborate with other researchers, engineers, and 3D artists to prototype hardware and software solution, experiments and concepts that advance the entire project.

Minimum Qualification

  • PhD and/or postdoctoral assignment in the field of computer vision, computer graphics, or machine learning required with academic track-record
  • 2+ years experience with developing machine learning, Bayesian filtering, information theory, 3D geometry, and physics based simulation
  • 2+ years experience with system building in C++, including evaluation design
  • Experience with virtual reality research preferred
  • A documented history of increasing responsibilities and decision-making experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration
  • Proven track record of achieving significant results
  • Able to obtain work authorization in the US for a two-year period beginning in 2016

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