The Facebook AI Research (FAIR) Residency Program 2018

Applications for Facebook AI Research Residency Program are now open.  The last date for  submission of the application is January 26, 2018. The Facebook AI Research (FAIR) Residency Program is a one-year research training program with the AI Research group Facebook, that is basically designed in order to provide us with a hands-on experience of research related to machine learning.

The program in FAIR will pair an individual with a senior researcher or engineer, who will act as his/her respective mentor. Together, both are supposed to pick a research problem of mutual interest and then devise new deep learning techniques in the process to solve the same.

According to the eligibility, applicants must have: Bachelors degree in a STEM field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience; A fully Completed coursework in: Linear Algebra, Probability, Calculus, or anything equivalent; experience in Coding in a general-purpose programming language, such as C/C++ or Python; Familiarity with any deep learning platforms such as PyTorch, Caffe, Theano, or TensorFlow; The Ability to communicate complex research in a precise, clear, as well as an actionable manner.

The preferred qualification requires: Research experience in machine learning or AI; Contributions that are Significant to open-source projects, demonstration of strong math, engineering, statistics, or machine learning skills; A strong record of scholastic excellence.

Applications are encouraged from people who have a strong technical background and are deeply passionate about research in AI. Any Prior experience in machine learning will certainly act as a strength but alongside people from a diverse range of backgrounds, that include areas that are unrelated but not limited to machine learning such as math, physics, finance, economics, linguistics, computational social science, and bioinformatics are also looked forward to. he research residents who will be accepted will be based in New York locations and Facebook Menlo Park. If in case candidate requires a visa to work in the US options will be explored once they are accepted into the program.

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