Meta AR/VR Job | Research Scientist Intern, Image Sensor Design and Characterization (PhD)

Job(岗位): Research Scientist Intern, Image Sensor Design and Characterization (PhD)

Type(岗位类型): Hardware | Research

Citys(岗位城市): Redmond, WA

Date(发布日期): 2022-12-6


Meta Reality Labs is looking for upcoming scientists and researchers with great interest in developing high-performance image sensors for computer vision algorithms on AR/VR devices.

Research Topics:

-Pixel design of high-performance global shutter image sensors

-Readout circuit design of high-performance global shutter image sensors

-Ultra-low power image sensor architectures

-Sensor image signal processing (ISP) algorithm development

Our internships are twelve (12) to twenty-four (24) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.


Research experience in one or more of the following aspects of Image Sensors: Analog/mixed signal circuit design, Image sensor systems (camera, ISP, algorithm), and/or Demonstrated sensor system benchmarking from small sensor system to complex design

Programming, simulation and modeling experience with language such as C/C++, Python, Matlab

Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration.

Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field.

Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment


Investigating and proposing novel global shutter pixel architectures

Design and simulation of global shutter pixels in advanced process nodes

Pixel layout and size optimization

Analysis of novel ultra-low power image sensor architectures

Experimenting new operation schemes with existing image sensors

Collaboration with and support of other researchers across various disciplines

Communication of research agenda, progress and results

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

Experience with circuit design CAD tools such as Cadence Virtuoso

Experience with image analysis and image processing with language such as Python, Matlab

3+ years of experience in image sensor design

Image signal processing experience (noise reduction, HDR processing)

Image sensor tape out experience

Image sensor characterization experience

Track record of publications with cutting edge research results at conferences and Journals such as IISW, ISSCC, IEDM, JSSC, TED.

Intent to return to a degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op.