Computer Vision / Research Scientist or Senior Research Scientist

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Description

MERL is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Research Scientist or Senior Research Scientist in the Computer Vision Group. This group pursues cutting-edge research in computer vision for information capture, extraction, analysis, and display from 2D, 3D and 4D data, using deep learning, 3D geometry, image processing, 3D graphics & modeling. We perform research ranging from fundamental to applied with a strong emphasis on tackling difficult problems in computer vision. We are currently searching for a colleague to work on problems related to detection, classification, labeling and prediction of objects and actions in a wide range of environments. The group applies its specialized knowledge to challenging industrial problems in areas including robotics, automobiles, safety and security, retail systems, large and small displays, building systems, and medicine. We also contribute to and maintain strong connections in the research community through university collaborations, publications, conference participation, sabbaticals and internships.


Research Area: Computer Vision

Contact: Alan Sullivan


Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Inc. "MERL" provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MERL complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Identify new problems and solutions that are broadly useful. Conduct research to evaluate these solutions and publish results in selective peer-reviewed conferences and journals. Conceive futuristic business possibilities and the technology and methods to address them.
  • Learn about existing Mitsubishi Electric businesses and consider their needs when defining research initiatives. Collaborate with Mitsubishi Electric labs in Japan to transfer information, prototypes, and code.
  • Assist in preparing your patent applications.

Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related areas.
  • Documented track record of creative innovation and of developing, conducting, and leadingsuccessful research projects.
  • Excellent programming skills (C/C++, Matlab, Python, etc).
  • Good presentation and writing skills are expected.
  • Applicant must be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and balance workloadamong different projects.

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