Research Scientist, Conversational AI (PhD)

Facebook

Facebook AI’s mission is to empower people to build community and bring the world closer together through artificial intelligence. Conversational systems are becoming an integral part of our daily routines. Every day, millions of people use natural-language interfaces via in-home devices, phones, or messaging channels such as Messenger to connect with each other. We strive to create new conversational technologies that have a deep understanding of the context and deliver a personalized experience to the user that is both task oriented and empathic. The next generation of conversational AI systems will be multi-modal and pro-active, integrating cues across several modalities to provide creative and on-spot response to the users. We are looking for a Research Scientist to join our team in advancing the state-of-the-art research in the sub-areas of conversational AI such as scaling dialog policies across domains, multimodal dialog management, user satisfaction modeling, reinforcement learning based dialog policies.

Research Scientist, Conversational AI (PhD) Responsibilities

  • Conduct research to advance the state-of-the-art in conversational AI
  • Adapt machine learning and neural network algorithms for training competitive, state-of-the-art models while making the best use of modern parallel environments (e.g. distributed clusters, GPU)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a PhD degree.
  • Research and/or work experience in machine learning, deep learning, and/or computer vision.
  • Coding experience in C, C++, Java, Python or similar language.
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Research and software engineer experience demonstrated via an internship, work experience, coding competitions.
  • Complex implementation experience in deep learning visible in GitHub or other such platforms.
  • First-authored publications at peer-reviewed conferences (e.g. CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, ICML, NeurIPS, or similar).

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About the Facebook company

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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