• Research Scientist Zürich
  • Microsoft in Zürich, , Switzerland
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

The Microsoft Mixed Reality & AI Labs in Zurich, Cambridge, and Belgrade sit at the forefront of research, hardware, and software development in the field of virtual presence and human understanding in mixed reality.

Comprising a diverse, multidisciplinary team, we approach our work not just as an exciting technological opportunity, but with a responsibility to develop a new medium of 3D communication in an inclusive and ethical way.

We combine insights in computer vision, machine learning, and graphics, to understand the motion, action, shape, and appearance of a user, and recreate their likeness remotely using advanced computer graphics and neural rendering algorithms.

We guide our technological development by building human-centric experiences to ensure we design solutions that people will love to use.


Research and Engineering
• Work with an interdisciplinary team from conducting state of the art research to developing early prototypes to productization of... technologies for social presence and action understanding in mixed reality. Engage with the research community through publications, workshops or the supervision of interns & PhD students.
Growth mindset
• Must be selfmotivated, strong teamplayers, good communicators, embrace challenges, and keen to learn.


Required Qualifications
• A PhD or similar professional experience in computer vision, computer graphics, or machine learning.
• Strong coding, debugging, and engineering skills.
• Handson experience with machine learning and 3D data.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
• Expertise in at least one of
• Generative modelling of face or full bodies
• Face or full body model fitting / tracking
• Action recognition or human motion analysis
• Handon experience with deep learning
• A strong publication record at toptier conferences and journals (e.g CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, SIGGRAPH, NeurIPS, ICLR)
• Expertise in at least one of
the following programming languages
• Python
• C++ (esp. C++11 and newer)
• GPU programming (esp. CUDA)
MixedRealityAILabs #research

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work
Zürich Switzerland


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