Researcher - Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Ericsson • Santa Clara, CA 95051

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Date: Oct 11, 2018

Job Description

We are looking for a Human-Centered Machine Learning Researcher that has a passion for both Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Machine Intelligence. We are a team in Ericsson Research in Santa Clara exploring how 5G will enable new user experiences, and how to make sense of real time data from connected systems, sensors and devices. You will be part of an international research organization where we work with the best partners and universities across US and Europe.

Ericsson Research

Ericsson Research develops concepts, solutions, methodologies, and algorithms supporting all aspects of Ericsson's products and services. The rapidly increasing demands for mobile broadband access in combination with needs for new technology and solutions and the Networked Society where everything that benefits from being connected will be connected: creates challenging and exciting opportunities for our organization. Building on our experience from real operations, profound knowledge about existing standards, and forward-looking research, we invent and master advanced concepts and solutions that shape today's and tomorrow's ICT industry.

Digital Representation and Interaction Research Area

Digital Representation and Interaction is a research area at Ericsson Research. Our mission is to develop compression and processing technology for digital representations of reality such as Immersive Audio and Video. We also drive the digitalization of Ericsson and the Industry by developing enablers for Extended Reality (AR/VR/MR) such as media compression, object recognition, and content analytics. We research how these enablers can lead to new User Experiences.

About You:

* You love HCI, especially human-centred machine learning; you think data-driven interactions will lead to better experiences.

* You have strong analytical skills, eagerness to find innovative solutions to complex problems.

* You like to try new ideas, understand the theory behind them and have the drive to make them work in practice.

* You have a strong internal drive and takes initiative.

* You like to work in an environment where you cooperate closely in a diverse team of colleagues, together striving to fulfil common targets.

* You can communicate with people and find it easy to explain your findings and knowledge to others.

Your responsibilities

* Develop research agenda for Human-Centred Machine Learning at Ericsson.

* Collaborate with internal stakeholders including internal and external customers to look at their existing processes with an HCI lens. Understand the problems these customers may be facing, and how it can be improved.

* Develop new prototypes and test them with user studies.

* Publish and publicise research through academic conferences, blogposts, tech talks.

* Participate in activities to protect our intellectual property and in the development of relevant standards.

Minimum Qualification

* Masters Degree in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, or Human Factors with 2+ years relevant work experience.

* Experience and knowledge in research methodologies and experiment design

* Demonstrated prior experience in HCI

* Demonstrated prior experience in data science, machine learning, or artificial intelligence.

* Solid technical and programming skills

Preferred Qualification

* PhD in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, or similar. Fresh graduates or ABD welcome.

* Domain expertise and research experience in Human-Centred Machine Learning

* Demonstrated publication record

* Demonstrated research experience in topics related to Human-Centred Machine Learning including but not limited to big data visualization, recommender systems, interactive information retrieval, intelligent user interfaces.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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