Research Scientist

IT - Project Management
Toronto, ON
Permanent
Dec 05, 2019

Our client is a research team with hundreds of patents in the area of human-computer interaction. They are looking for Research Scientists to join the team.  Working closely with clients and partners, you will solve interesting technical and scientific challenges in the areas of HCI, graphics, and others. You will be asked to make contributions in research, publishing in top venues of computer science, as well as in making impact for our clients on their product directions.

Beyond the application and interviews, Research Scientist candidates should prepare to provide detailed supporting materials including a research statement, references, biography, and a 60-minute presentation during the evaluation process.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Join a team inventing the future of human-computer interaction!
  • Conduct cutting-edge research with 3-10 year time horizon
  • Work with clients seeking to commercialize revolutionary hardware
  • Work at a variety of levels of the stack, hardware design, sensing, signal processing, systems architecture, developer experience, UI
  • Use your PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc. to demonstrate your research know-how
  • Build prototype devices and experiences to demonstrate the solutions
  • Make an impact on future products of some of the world's largest tech companies, help grow startups, and publish academic research
  • Present the solutions to clients, and work with their teams to iterate and further innovate
  • Share your work with the research community via paper publications in journals and presentations at conferences
  • Recruit and manage student interns who can contribute to the organization’s research and technical goals

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Ph.D., or equivalent experience, in a technical field such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc
  • Scientists who believe in solving the ‘big picture’ problem to enable groundbreaking user experiences
  • Unparalleled problem-solving skills
  • Highly innovative, motivated, and self-directed researchers
  • Passion for projects that have an impact in both research and product realms
  • Ability to perform research that is justified and guided by business opportunities, while pushing the envelope of science
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment
  • Successful record of publication in top-tier international research venues
  • Geeks who get excited by tough technical challenges
  • People with a collaborative, positive, and team-oriented mindset
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Hands-on experience and fast prototyping skills
  • Demonstrated ability in both research and development

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