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Research Scientist, Multi-Modal AI

Samsung Research America
Toronto, Ontario
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Title: Research Scientist, Multi-Modal AI


Company: Samsung Research America


Lab: Artificial Intelligence Lab


Location: Toronto, Canada


Lab Summary

Samsung AI Research Center (SAIC) located in Toronto, Ontario, is currently recruiting outstanding junior and/or senior scientists who have a passion for innovation in a collaborative environment with a focus on highly visible, challenging, and interdisciplinary projects. SAIC-Toronto is a recently-established AI Center, and a key part of Samsung’s global AI Research efforts, with centers around the world (including Cambridge, Moscow, New York, Mountain View, Korea, and Montreal). Samsung’s global AI Research efforts seek to conduct long-term research with potential for direct impact on future Samsung products reaching hundreds of millions of users worldwide. SAIC Toronto is in the heart of Toronto amidst the vibrant AI community and culture, come join us!


Position Summary:

We are looking for strong candidates with broad expertise in various sub-fields of AI, a deep understanding of problems and techniques in computational linguistics and computer vision, as well as a general understanding of machine learning, knowledge representation and reasoning. The ideal candidate will have research experience in the use of learning and reasoning techniques to solve problems that require an understanding of the visual as well as the linguistic worlds. Examples of such research areas include (but are not limited to): visual question answering and visual dialog, visual captioning, vision-and-language representation learning, vision-and-language instruction following and navigation, vision-and-language inference, and dialogue-driven image/video search, editing, and/or summarization. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with other top researchers and engineers, and to publish at credible Conferences and journals. This position is a phenomenal fit for researchers who want to be part of groundbreaking of research, and at the same time have direct real-world impact.



  • PhD in Computer Science, with specialization in Computational Linguistics, Computer Vision, or a related field in Artificial Intelligence.
  • Deep understanding of the common problems and techniques in both areas of Language Understanding and Computer Vision.
  • Postdoc or proven experience domain.
  • Ability to lead small teams of scientists and engineers on projects.
  • Track record of publishing scientific papers in top conferences and journals.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), motivation for international collaboration.
  • Self-motivated, independent researcher, and able to work well in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
  • Expertise in machine reasoning and machine learning (including deep learning).
  • Solid foundation in at least two programming languages (Python, Java, C/C++, etc.).
  • Familiar with PyTorch and TensorFlow.
  • Passionate about learning.


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



Posted: 2020-12-30 Expires: 2021-02-28

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