PhD Intern AI Research | Cruise | $60k-$110k | Remote (Worldwide)

PhD Intern AI Research | Cruise | $60k-$110k | Remote (Worldwide)

60,000 - 110,000 / year
Remote Worldwide
Application ends: July 16, 2024
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Job Description

Highlights of the Job Offer

  • Position and Salary: PhD Intern AI Research at Cruise, with a salary range of $60k-$110k per year.
  • Location: Remote (Worldwide).
  • Role Focus: Drive research projects addressing challenges on urban roads that lack standard solutions.
  • Responsibilities: Conduct ambiguous and critical research, implement solutions, challenge the status quo, and publish findings.
  • Required Qualifications: Enrollment in a PhD program related to autonomous vehicles, such as computer vision, machine learning, robotics, or control.
  • Experience Requirements: Multiple research publications in top conferences or journals and a track record of leading ML research projects from conception to publication.
  • Technical Skills: Strong programming skills in Python and/or C++, with expertise in machine learning, computer vision, graphics, or robotics.
  • Desirable Skills: Experience with deep-learning frameworks like TensorFlow or PyTorch, deploying perception algorithms, and working in the autonomous driving industry.
  • Compensation Details: Hourly rate ranging from $48.75 to $68.00, with variations depending on location and experience.
  • Benefits: 401(k), distributed team, asynchronous work, health insurance, unlimited vacation, paid time off, 4-day workweek, company retreats, coworking budget, learning budget, gym membership, mental wellness budget, home office budget, possibility of payment in crypto, profit sharing, and equity compensation.

Job Offer Details

As a PhD Intern with AI Research, you drive the research projects that address the everyday challenges that happen on urban roads, ones that do not have standard solutions available.

What you’ll be doing: On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Conduct research to solve critical issues where a solution is uncertain and highly ambiguous
  • Propose and implement alternative solutions and challenge the status quo
  • Implement research ideas, conduct experiments and summarize results and findings
  • Publish findings and new methods to top-tier conferences and journals

What you must have:

  • Enrollment in a PhD program in an AV-related field (e.g. computer vision, machine learning, robotics, control) with multiple research publications in top conferences or journals
  • Strong expertise in machine learning / computer vision / graphics / robotics
  • Track record of driving ML research projects from start to completion, including conception, problem definition, experimentation, iteration, and publication
  • Strong programming skills in Python and/or C++
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points!

  • Experience using deep-learning frameworks, e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc
  • Experience in deploying perception algorithms and models into real-world environments
  • Experience in the autonomous driving industry

The hourly rate range for this position is $48.75 – 68.00/hour. Compensation will vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. These ranges are subject to change.

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Python and Python jobs that are similar:

$60,000 — $110,000/year


💰 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

🤓 Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

🚑 Medical insurance

🏖 Unlimited vacation

🏖 Paid time off

📆 4 day workweek

💰 401k matching

🏔 Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

📚 Learning budget

💪 Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

🖥 Home office budget

🥧 Pay in crypto

🥸 Pseudonymous

💰 Profit sharing

💰 Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

👀 No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

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