Artificial Intelligence Researcher (R&D) - Computer Vision

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory


The AI Technology & Systems Group is engaged in a wide range of projects focusing on cyber analytics and multimedia processing.  The group’s speech and language processing research and development (R&D) efforts include automatic speech recognition, speaker recognition, language and dialect identification, keyword search, topic analysis, speech and audio signal enhancement, and machine translation. The AITS Group’s newest R&D efforts include domain adaptation for HLTs; cross-language information retrieval systems; cyber and transaction analysis; entity and relationship extraction; cross-media recognition; recommender systems; language-learning technologies; and analysis of social networks based on information content extraction from speech, text, and video combined with network communications and activities. In each of the group’s R&D areas, emphasis is placed on realistic data and experimental evaluation of techniques. On a global scale, the AITS Group leads research in several speech, text, and multimedia analytics domains, with a long-standing and extensive publication record and history of international honors for staff.



Position Description


The Artificial Intelligence Technology and Systems Group is seeking a candidate with experience in the areas of computer vision and multimedia to work with our team on research, technology development and transfer, and applications in end-to-end artificial-intelligence systems. Some of the group’s computer vision research and development (R&D) efforts include face recognition, object detection, image generation and manipulation, content authentication, model visualization, adversarial learning, and video understanding.


  • Conduct research and development in artificial intelligence/machine learning with application to multimedia
  • Develop and evaluate technology for content extraction in image and video data
  • Prior experience with deep learning architectures and related libraries (PyTorch, Tensorflow, etc.) is highly desired
  • Support the deployment of multimedia processing systems across the US Government
  • Interact with government sponsors in support of developing new areas of research and fulfillment of future needs




  • Ph.D. or Masters and 3-5 years of experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field
  • An ideal candidate will have conducted research and published academic papers in one or more ML-based multimedia processing systems
  • Programming expertise in Python, or equivalent prototyping language
  • Active secret clearance or ability to obtain a secret clearance


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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

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