Samsung Research America Research Scientist – Creative AI in Mountain View, California

Title: Research Scientist ? Creative AI

Company: Samsung Research America (SRA)

Lab: Artificial Intelligence Lab

Location: Mountain View, CA

Lab Summary:

Samsung is working towards a vision of providing world-class AI services on its industry-leading hardware platforms like the Galaxy phones, and home appliances like the smart refrigerators and TVs, smart washers and dryers, etc. Real-time AI services on these connected devices will enable users to interact with devices more naturally via spoken dialog, visual interaction, continuous learning, and big data analysis.

Position Summary: Samsung Research America (SRA) is building up a world-class research team that ties together art, machine learning, and robotics at the Samsung AI Center (SAIC) in Mountain View, CA. SAIC is recruiting research scientists with expertise in creative and artistic domains. Specifically, we are looking for candidates with a background in generative models for music, music information retrieval, and real-time audio signal processing. Ideal candidates should have a strong publication record demonstrating expertise within at least one of these areas.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop algorithms enabling machines to listen to music and generate new music

  • Develop interactive systems and applications for platforms ranging from mobile to robotic

  • Disseminate research via publications, workshops, demos etc.

  • Develop and communicate research objectives internally

Experience Requirements:

  • PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Music Technology, Media Arts and Sciences or related fields

  • Experience in leveraging machine learning and AI with a strong familiarity with deep learning tools such as TensorFlow

  • Hands-on experience developing capabilities for robotic or embodied platforms is desired

  • Strong publication track record in related fields

  • Strong Communication skills

  • Experience conducting and running research experiments and user studies

  • Proficiency in C++, Python, and Java

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