We invite beginners and experienced researchers to our Yandex Research Team. We offer a unique opportunity to engage in world-level applied and theoretical research, publish your results at leading conferences (ICML, NeurIPS, ICLR, CVPR, ACL, KDD, ICCV, ECCV, EMNLP, ect.
and contribute to the high-tech services of Yandex : e.g., modern computer vision technologies, dialogue systems, neural machine translation, self-driving cars and more.
You will be engaged in :
development of new science-intensive technologies;
conducting experiments to verify your scientific hypotheses;
writing papers describing your new results;
presenting your results on the top-tier international conferences.
Advantages of this job :
experience in one of the world's strongest scientific laboratories;
the opportunity to hone your skills of conducting research projects, introducing new technologies and writing papers for the best conferences;
the opportunity to play a key role in a young and growing team;
the opportunity to engage in science;
a competitive salary.
higher technical education with good training in mathematics and algorithms;
actual knowledge in at least one of the following areas : Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Speech Recognition, Natural Language Processing;
good programming skills in C++ or Python for implementing algorithms and conducting experiments;
good written and spoken English;
desire to drive your own research agenda.
The following advantages will also be taken into account (non-exhaustive list) :
a Ph.D. degree or its equivalent;
experience of graduate studies in a strong academic group;
experience of writing research papers, publications in leading journals and conference proceedings;
experience in applied mathematical statistics;
a profound knowledge of mathematics and the ability to achieve new results;
participation in international scientific competitions, such as KDD Cup, Kaggle competitions;
experience in developing big data software;