Research Scientist - Machine Learning

New York, NY

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Title: Research Scientist – Machine Learning

Company: Samsung Research America (SRA)

Lab:  Artificial Intelligence Center

Location: New York, NY

Lab Summary:

SAIC-NY is Samsung’s new, forward-looking AI Research center located in New York, NY. The goal of SAIC-NY is to conduct fundamental research at the intersection of robotics and neuroscience and to develop prototypes and demonstrations of pioneering products and applications for Samsung.

Our team is composed of world experts in machine learning, neuroscience and robotics. We also collaborate with leading academic groups as well as other Samsung research centers around the globe.

We are currently seeking individuals who share our passion and motivation to advance fundamental science and build revolutionary prototypes. Team members will have the intellectual freedom to cultivate their research agenda by partnering with universities and publishing in leading scientific conferences and journals.

Position Summary:

Research Scientists in Machine Learning tackle unsolved problems in neural network architectures, learning algorithms, reinforcement learning, computer vision, natural language, and multimodal sensory processing. They work closely with other Research Scientists and Engineers in collaborative, interdisciplinary teams to discover, invent, and build things that have meaningful real-world impact. The Samsung AI Center in New York will lead in turning fundamental scientific discoveries into groundbreaking products that reach hundreds of millions of users across the world.                                                                


  • PhD in Computer Science or related subject areas is required.
  • Expertise in designing and validating machine learning algorithms.
  • Experience in machine perception and multimodal sensing preferred.
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following: 
    • C, C++, Python, and/or functional programming languages.
  • Strong record of publishing papers at top quality conferences and journals.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to excel in international and collaborative teams.
  • Motivation to initiate and accomplish ambitious research agenda.

Samsung is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. We welcome and encourage diversity as we strive to build an inclusive workplace.

Job tags: AI Computer Vision Machine Learning Python Research Robotics