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Research Scientist Intern, Neuromotor Interfaces: HCI (PhD)

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(COMPANY NAME) Reality Labs is looking for interns to advance our pioneering work in neuromotor interfaces, which has grown out of the acquisition of CTRL-labs. This technology could become one of the main pillars for interaction with the virtual and augmented world. Help us unleash human potential by removing the bottlenecks between user intent and action. In this role you will embed with a world-class, multi-disciplinary team of researchers to design, prototype, and evaluate novel interaction techniques and user experiences built on human neuromotor signals (i.e., electromyography or EMG).

Our internships are twelve (12) to twenty four (24) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.

Research Scientist Intern, Neuromotor Interfaces: HCI (PhD) Responsibilities

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Research forward-looking interactions that are uniquely enabled by neuromotor interface technology

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Collaborate with neuroscientists and machine learning experts to unlock and perfect new capabilities to build interactions upon

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Create prototypes which explore neuromotor interfaces in a variety of environments and situations

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Measure and evaluate the performance and qualities of promising interactions

Minimum Qualifications

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Currently in the process of obtaining a PhD in the field of HCI, Computer Science or related field

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Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

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Strong research-oriented implementation skills in AR/VR, graphics, gaming, or other interactive development

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Experience developing interactions via gestural, wearable, or ubiquitous computing

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Experience developing and running user studies which measure the efficacy of interaction techniques

Preferred Qualifications

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Experience working with novel/prototype hardware, sensors, or devices

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Familiarity with machine learning algorithms

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Familiarity with real-time signal processing (filtering, debouncing, etc.)

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Intent to return to degree program after the completion of the internship

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Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When (COMPANY NAME) launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today-beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to axxxxxxxxxxxxx-xxx@xx.xxm

Source: Company website
Posted on: 15 Jan 2022
Type of job: Internship
Industry: Internet / New Media
Languages: English
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