An exciting direction for Affectiva is the automotive market, where we are bringing our technology into next-generation vehicles, including semi-autonomous and autonomous, to improve driver safety and enhance the user experience.
This position is to lead a research team developing new models for assessing driver physiological and cognitive states, such as drowsiness and distraction. The ideal candidate will be passionate about leading teams of researchers to develop highly accurate behavioral models based on computer vision and machine learning. As the lead researcher, the ideal candidate will be required to work closely with the rest of the organization to ensure key requirements are understood and key deliverables are met.
This position will report to the VP of AI.
Define and execute a research roadmap in conjunction with key stakeholders
Experiment with new modeling techniques, including both deep learning and traditional machine learning approaches
Manage individual research scientists on a day to day basis: provide research as well as technical guidance
Establish data requirements and best practices: create study design as well as annotation guidelines, review collected data to ensure
Communicate regularly with the project management team on research progress and including meeting key milestones and deliverables
Additional Information and Company Benefits:
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.