[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Research Scientist at Honda Research Institute USA

ACosgun at hra.com ACosgun at hra.com
Tue Oct 4 12:40:44 PDT 2016

Research Scientist (Job Number: P15F02)

Honda Research Institute USA (HRI-US) in Mountain View, CA is seeking 
talented scientists and engineers with expertise in artificial 
intelligence, machine learning, or computer vision to support our 
activities in areas including intelligent vehicles, robotics, and smart 
manufacturing.  We envision a future in which intelligent systems will 
assist, rather than replace, humans in complex daily situations. Toward 
accomplishing this goal, it is important for such systems to grow and work 
cooperatively together with humans to enhance people's joy and 
productivity. The successful candidates will focus on developing 
intelligent technologies that realize such a goal through human 
cooperation and interaction. These positions offer the opportunity to work 
with a talented group of scientists and engineers to develop cutting edge 
solutions to complex and real world problems.

Key Responsibilities:
This position requires technically adept, self directed, and motivated 
individuals who will work with the technical staff at HRI-US and global 
Honda with responsibilities that include:
§       Propose and conduct research on core technologies related to 
intelligent systems that involve human cooperation.
§       Participate in ideation, creation, and evaluation of technologies.
§       Contribute to a portfolio of patents, academic publications and 
prototypes to demonstrate research value
§       PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 
§       Strong familiarity with machine learning, particularly in deep 
learning, convolutional neural networks, or reinforcement learning.
§       Familiarity and interest in human interaction technologies.
§       Experience with hardware and sensor systems.
§       Strong programming skills in one or more of the following: C/C++, 
Python, Java.
§       Strong written and oral communication skills including development 
and delivery of presentations, proposals, and technical documents.
§       Strong publication record in the areas of AI, machine learning or 
computer vision. 

Application Instructions:
Please send an e-mail to: fulltime at honda-ri.com with the following:
§       Subject line including the job number you are applying for
§       Recent CV
§       A cover letter explaining how your background matches the 

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