Facebook Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Computer Vision (PhD University Grad) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


We are looking for an exceptional researcher with a proven track record in high performance computer vision (e.g., multi-view camera calibration, multi-view stereo, 3D reconstruction) as well as an outstanding software engineer who can prototype invented algorithms. As a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Facebook Reality Labs(FRL), you will pursue research, and work with other Computer Vision Engineers to solve challenges at the forefront of computer vision that transform virtual reality from dream to reality. we're looking for a creative researcher to usher in the next era of human-computer interaction by solving open and exciting computer vision problems.

Required Skills:

  1. Participating in cutting edge research in computer vision

  2. Developing creative computer vision and tracking software for a variety of Oculus products

  3. Formulating and solving numerical optimization problems in computer vision

  4. Prototyping hardware and software solutions for characterizing, modeling and calibration of camera lenses and image sensors

  5. Developing cutting edge 3D reconstruction system

  6. Developing robust software for integrating multiple image sensors and embedded systems

  7. Contributing research that can be applied to Oculus product development

  8. Publish research results in top-tier journals and at leading international conferences

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a PhD degree in computer science, computer vision, or similar technical field

  2. 3+ years experience designing and developing computer vision algorithms in C++

  3. 3+ years of experience with prototyping algorithms in MATLAB or Python

  4. Experience with linear algebra, multi-view camera geometry and numerical optimization

  5. Proven publication track record at conferences such as CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, 3DV, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 3+ years experience with multi-view camera geometry, geometric and photo-metric camera calibration, 3D reconstruction or photogrammetry

  2. Hands-on experience with wide field of view, fisheye and omnidirectional camera geometry and calibration

  3. Experience with formulating and solving computer vision optimization problems

  4. Demonstrated software engineer experience via an internship, work experience, coding competitions, or widely used contributions in open source repositories (e.g., GitHub)

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.