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Undergraduate RA for Data Collection (camera + wearables) in Parkinson Disease and Stroke studies

Ubicomp Lab at UCSD

The Ubicomp Lab at UCSD ( and Dr. Weibel ( are looking for an undergraduate Research Assistant for a paid position starting ASAP and through the end of September.

The RA will be responsible for collecting sensor data from Parkinson’s disease and Stroke patients seen at UCSD inpatient and rehabilitation clinics.

The RA will assist with setting up equipment (sensors and Microsoft Kinect) and lab spaces to be used for the experiment. Conducting the experiment includes collection of informed consent, running experiment protocol, and offloading sensor data. The RA will assist with recruiting and scheduling of experiment participants. Sensor data from (wearables and cameras) will be used to assess and monitor neurological disorder symptoms with the aim of improving diagnosis and patient rehabilitation.

If you are interested, please email Dr. Weibel at ASAP with your CV/Resume, and a short paragraph describing why you are interested in the project.

UX/UI Design Opportunity

ECOS, Inc.

ECOS is looking for a few creatives who are ambitious, eager for a great opportunity, and extremely passionate about utilizing the power of design to change the world.

This opportunity will have to do with designing around a highly-advanced artificial intelligence network that we have built and plan on launching/scaling this year. The network itself is designed to achieve 3 main objectives across industries: Eliminate Waste, Maximize Efficiency, and Empower Others.

While we have the advanced technological side covered, we need to enhance and strengthen our design thinking in preparation for our full-scale launch, both domestically and internationally. This is where your opportunity lies. We are very flexible and open to both contract-based and full-time work arrangements, depending on the candidate.

Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity over a call or a cup of coffee, please do not hesitate to contact Jacob Kent, Founder & Chairman, at

Lead Researcher


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Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. Nextdoor’s mission is to provide a trusted platform where neighbors work together to build stronger, safer, happier communities, all over the world.

At the heart of everything we do at Nextdoor is serving and understanding our members in neighborhoods all over the world. Help us create useful, vibrant, and delightful experiences for them by joining the growing User Research team. You will work closely with a cross-functional team of passionate designers, product managers, engineers and data scientists with opportunities to impact our strategic direction.


  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of products and experiences using mixed methods – leveraging surveys, user interviews, and behavioral data mining
  • Partner with Designers, Product Managers, Data Scientists, and Engineers to identify the right opportunities and experiences to explore and develop scientifically sound recommendations
  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and in-person presentations


  • Master’s or PhD in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Information Science, Cognitive Science, Human Factors or related field
  • 4+ years of relevant industry experience conducting research on both desktop and mobile user experiences
  • Knowledge of a broad range of qualitative and/or quantitative UX research methods, such as user interviews, field research, lab-based or remote usability studies, survey research, experiment design and statistical analysis
  • Proven track record of working with cross functional development teams including PM, Design, Engineering, Data Science, Marketing, Customer Support.
  • Ability to plan and execute end to end research that informs product design and company strategy
  • Experience with mentoring or teaching others about UX research..


  • 100% company-paid health insurance premiums (medical, dental and vision)
  • Paid vacation and company holidays
  • 401K plan
  • Commuter benefits through Clipper card
  • Free catered dinners during the week, Monday through Thursday
  • Downtown San Francisco office
  • The option of an adjustable standing desk

Research Scientist (Open Call)


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We are seeking talented scientists for full time or visiting appointments in our related research areas, including Augmented Reality, Indoor Localization, Mobile Robotics, and Recommender Systems. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science and exhibit a familiarity with Machine Learning techniques, an ability to invent new technologies, and experience with developing application prototypes

Applicants should have a strong publication record in leading journals and conferences, as well as excellent programming, development, and prototyping skills. Candidates are also expected to contribute to the research community through publications, demonstrations, and service. Senior candidates must also have demonstrated leadership in their field of study. All candidates are expected to produce independently and collaborate with a diverse set of colleagues to build new technologies grounded in principles and theory.

How To Apply

Please send your resume.

As a condition of employment, you must be able to provide documentation to prove legal right to work in the U.S. FX Palo Alto Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in the work place.

Research Scientist (Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence)


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FXPAL has an immediate opening for a full time machine learning research scientist in applied domains such as computer vision, natural language and human behavior analysis. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a field related to machine learning, deep learning, and artificial intelligence.

Applicants should have a strong publication record in leading journals and conferences, as well as excellent programming, development, and prototyping skills. Candidates must show an interest to invent new technology and develop application prototypes. Candidates are also expected to contribute to the research community through publications, demonstrations, and service. Senior candidates must also have demonstrated leadership in their field of study. All candidates are expected to produce independently and collaborate with a diverse set of colleagues to build new technologies grounded in principles and theory.

How To Apply

Please send your resume.

As a condition of employment, you must be able to provide documentation to prove legal right to work in the U.S. FX Palo Alto Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in the work place.

Research Scientist/Software Engineers


InfoBeyond is seeking outstanding, talent, diligent, and team-playing researchers to fill out our position of Research Scientist or Software Engineers in the area of Computer Science & Engineer such as Security, Wireless Communications, Machine Learning, or a relevant area. This position expects you have a substantial academic research background with excellent publications, e.g., top conference or journals, or you have solid experience in the software/project development. By working together, we strive toward a future that will be both productive and prosperous for all of us.

Required/Desirable Skills:

  1. Education: Ph.D. or candidate (Computer Science/Engineering) obtained in the U.S.
  2. Publications/Projects: Solid publication record is required for Research Scientist. Please list all your Publications in your CV, or Projects (roles and duration). The Research Scientist should have a great mathematics background, demonstrated in your publication.
  3. Software Development: Software experience in IT Company is required for Software Engineer but it is not necessary for Research Scientist.
  4. Writing and Communications: You should have excellent writing capability to draft technical documents.
  5. We expect you have demonstrated your passionate, creative, and abilities in scientific research or prototyping.

Company information can be found at for more information. The Company has a great team with a focus on the R&D oriented productions. It provides an environment for novelty, teaming, and success. Please email your CV to Job Type: Full-time; Greencard or citizenship is a plus.


AI Now Institute

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Working directly with our two Co-Directors, you will participate in a range of research projects with a particular focus on our Bias and Inclusion research domain. You will:

  • Conduct fundamental research on bias, inclusion, and fairness in machine learning and related technologies.
  • Contribute to interdisciplinary research projects across the organization.
  • Communicate your findings with a wider public audience.
  • Manage key research projects, from design to implementation to publication.
  • Develop and maintain meaningful research- and community-based partnerships that lead to collaborative opportunities, shared research projects and agendas, and ongoing knowledge exchange.
  • Support the field for researchers, advocates, 
policy-makers, and other experts who are dedicated to understanding the social implications of AI––participating in and leading working groups, workshops, and other convenings on the topic of AI, bias, and inclusion (among others).


As a Researcher, you will receive all benefits provided to Professional Research Staff, including:

  • A competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
  • A generous and comprehensive benefits package (including medical, dental, and vision) through New York University.
  • Annual professional development funds for conferences, skill development, etc.
  • Relocation assistance, as needed.


Candidates from a broad range of disciplines are encouraged to apply, and should be driven to understand the social implications of AI and related systems and be interested in working in an interdisciplinary environment. Additional qualifications are as follows:

  • A demonstrated ability to plan and publish rigorous, interdisciplinary research.
  • A research focus relevant to AI Now’s four research domains; for this position, experience working on topics related to AI, bias, and inclusion is preferred.
  • A strong research track record, in line with your career stage, demonstrated by journal publications and/or conference papers and other forms of academic participation.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt to different contexts.
  • PhD required. Your degree must be completed by September 2018.
  • Able to work on-site at our offices in New York City; while there may be opportunities to work remotely on occasion, this job will necessitate you being on-site.

This is a two-year, full time position with the possibility of renewal.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity; women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

UX Researcher (Multiple Positions)


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Senior Design Researcher

Wikimedia Foundation (View all jobs)

Willing to consider a mix of graduate student research and other industry/professional research towards the professional experience requirement, so recent and soon-to-be PhD grads—and advanced MS students with prior industry research experienceare encouraged to apply.

Details below and here.

Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote

Duration: Permanent

Hours: Full time


The Wikimedia Foundation’s Product Design Strategy Group is seeking a senior design researcher to whose primary focus will be to work with the Anti-Harassment Tools (AHT) Team to support the development of tools and policies aimed at reducing online harassment and other disruptive behavior on Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects.  Formed in 2017, the AHT team’s mission is to address a wide range of behavior: from content vandalism, stalking, name-calling, trolling, doxxing, and discrimination, to anything that targets individuals for unfair and harmful attention. As the world’s largest encyclopedia, and a cornerstone of the open content movement, Wikimedia seeks to build and model an online community that aligns with its mission of inclusion and diversity.

The team is building tools that will: help detect harassment and stalking; make it easier for people to report harassment; help wiki administrators to evaluate reports; and block unwanted harassers from our projects.  Working closely with product managers, developers, community advocates and many passionate volunteers, the Sr. Researcher will design qualitative and quantitative research that results in actionable insights that can drive the development of these new tools.  Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects are complex places, both socially and technically — this position requires enthusiasm for learning about new communities, processes, and cultural norms.

The WMF Product Design Strategy Group provides strategic research and experimentation to help inform and inspire future product and platform decisions.


  • Design, drive and support qualitative and quantitative research agenda to better understand the needs of Wikipedia contributors who have experienced or witnessed harassment, and administrators who are working to protect the editing community
  • Perform analysis of complex, dynamic online communities to identify opportunities and problematic areas of existing tools and workflows
  • Help design a set of interdependent software features, in collaboration with the editors who will use those features
  • Consult and collaborate with other researchers to ensure quality and usability of output


  • Expertise in multiple qualitative research methodologies, e.g. surveys, textual analysis, and ethnographic interviewing and observation, including qualitative analysis methods.
  • A strong sense of mission and energy for this initiative
  • Experience with quantitative research methodologies, e.g. statistical analysis, data visualization, data manipulation
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Aptitude for defining and measuring project success
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Self sufficiency and ability to resolve what blocks your work within a cross-functional team environment
  • Comfortable working on short deadlines and the ability to pivot quickly
  • Experience leading research projects from start to finish (solo and in collaboration with others)
  • Collaborative nature (willingness to make collaboration across time zones via remote functionality work, as well as in person collaboration)
  • Academic training in Behavioral or Social Sciences (e.g. sociology, social psychology, anthropology), Information Science, or Human-Computer Interaction background
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a research role
  • Masters Degree or PhD in a related field
  • Experience working collaboratively with design teams to translate insights into actionable recommendations


  • A nuanced understanding of group dynamics and online cultural practices
  • Experience working in interdisciplinary teams with data scientists and designers
  • A history of social activism, volunteering, and/or open source contribution
  • Experience contributing to Wikimedia projects
  • A strong portfolio of public presentations of research work (e.g. conference presentations, white papers, peer-reviewed manuscripts)

The Wikimedia Foundation is…
…the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.

The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply

Benefits & Perks *

  • Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!)
  • The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, baby sitting, continuing education and much more
  • The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary
  • Flexible and generous time off – vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays – including the last week of the year.
  • Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.
  • For those emergency moments – long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program
  • Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses
  • Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available
  • Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax
  • Great colleagues – diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people
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