Wednesday, November 6, 2013

[Comp-neuro] *Brain Corporation jobs: Computer Vision scientist*

Brain Corporation is a pioneer in developing novel algorithms based on the functionality of the nervous system, with applications in visual perception, motor control, and autonomous navigation. Through these neuroscience-inspired algorithms, Brain Corporation's custom solutions can augment real world devices to sense their environment, compute optimal strategies and take action. Brain Corporation is headquartered in the Qualcomm Research Center in San Diego, CA.

The role of computer vision scientist will involve working as part of a team of neuroscientists on the computational modeling of visually-guided sensorimotor control to develop an artificial nervous systems for robotics.


• Collaborate with other scientists to solve problems in computer vision, machine learning, and robotics.
• Generate novel scientific ideas, code and test your own prototype implementations.
• Present your ideas and results internally to your research group and at mainstream conferences.
• Identify and extract key findings from the scientific literature and evaluate their value for real-world applications.
• Contribute to the design of tools and processes for accelerating scientific research.
• Accurately convey ideas and requirements to scientific programmers and engineers.

Knowledge and Skills

We are seeking candidates who are exceptional in the following two areas:

a. Published record of research in computer vision algorithms
b. Excellent skills in multiple programming languages, including one of {C/C++, PYTHON, MATLAB}

Prior experience in Software Development is strongly desired.


• PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Neuroscience, or related fields
• US employment authorization or eligibility for O-1 Visa ("Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement")

Submit your CV/resume to


10 Reasons to Join Brain Corporation:

• Work on the most exciting scientific challenge of the century.
• Work with an outstanding team of computational neuroscientists, programmers, and engineers.
• Industry-level salary, stock options, and end-of-year bonuses.
• Excellent health, dental, and vision insurance.
• Free breakfast and lunch at work with lots of healthy choices.
• Free smartphone (Android, iPhone, Windows) for new employees and free gadgets twice per year.
• Live 5 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, where you can surf or dive any day of the year, and bike to work.
• San Diego is great for families. In addition to great weather, it is home to the World Famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Legoland, Wild Animal Park, professional sports teams, and an hour from Disneyland.
• Family-friendly events, all-expense-paid holiday retreats, and deep-sea fishing.
• Attend conferences like the annual SfN and COSYNE meetings — and yes, we all stay an extra day at the Cliff Lodge just to ski.

Dr. Eugene M. Izhikevich | CEO
Brain Corporation

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