Research Science Manager, FRL - Virtual Humans
Posted on: May 3, 2021
**Intro:** 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. **Summary:** Our FRL Pittsburgh team does cutting edge
research on the future of virtual humans for social presence in AR
and VR. As a Research Science Manager, you will lead, manage, and
inspire the research teams in exploring computer vision, audio
processing, computer graphics, and machine learning challenges in
building photorealistic virtual humans that look, move, and sound
exactly like us. In this role, youll coordinate and mentor
researchers in their work and career. The ideal candidate will have
a passion for solving complex research challenges in ways that
address real world problems and have a keen interest in managing
the efforts of a group of researchers to produce new science and
technology to make computers more intelligent. **Required Skills:**
1. Help build and lead great applied research teams to deliver
world-class research and products. 2. Drive an excellent
collaboration, continually raising the bar on efficiency. 3.
Champion research and engineering excellence, establishing metrics
and process for regular assessment and improvement. 4. Establish a
solid project framework and excellent development processes. 5.
Provide technical leadership and guidance to both your team members
and your project peers. 6. Set clear expectations and create a
positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration
with the engineering and management teams. 7. Communicate and
collaborate effectively with global hardware and software
engineering teams. Operate strategically and tactically. 8. Work on
strategy and help set direction while delivering state-of-the-art
algorithms. 9. Research background in deep learning for Computer
Vision, Audio Processing, or Computer Graphics. **Minimum
Qualifications:** 10. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Computer
Vision or related field. 11. 5+ years of experience in research and
development, and shipping of software products and/or services. 12.
2+ years of experience managing cross-functional teams. 13.
Publications in top conferences in leading venues like CVPR, ICCV,
SIGGRAPH, ICLR, Neurips, and ICASSP. **Preferred Qualifications:**
14. Research background in deep learning for Computer Vision, Audio
Processing, or Computer Graphics. 15. Experience thriving in a
dynamic environment where goals and requirements may be changing.
16. Experience in industrial R&D. 17. Strong technical
communication skills. **Industry:** Internet **Equal Opportunity:**
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employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color,
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medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity,
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disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories,
consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook
is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates
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