Senior Computer Vision Researcher (Face Recognition)

AnyVision, Research · Full-time

About The Position

AnyVision Research UK is a world leading team of scientists and engineers that creates AI for the Real World. With deployments and clients spanning the globe, we are recognised as leaders in the fields of Face recognition, Object recognition, Object detection, and Visual Target Tracking. As we grow in scope and ambition in 2019, we invite highly motivated, world class computer vision researchers to apply to join us.

This role is to research and deliver new, cutting edge methods in the area of modern computer vision that can be deployed at multiple computational scales from cloud to low powered edge devices.

We are especially interested in talking to researchers who are excited about seeing their work used to make a difference in the real-world and who have a passion for solving key challenges in areas as diverse as security, healthcare and sports analytics. At AnyVision you will have the chance to combine the best of academic research with world-changing engineering. Our scientists have the opportunity to publish in leading conferences, supervise doctoral-level research with our academic partners, give masterclasses in our School of AI and lead significant teams across geographical areas including London, New York, Belfast and Tel Aviv. We work with some of the biggest names in computing technology and are thought-leaders in AI for the Real World.



The candidate is expected to have an excellent track record in conducting and leading research including but not limited to:

  1. A PhD in engineering science, computer vision or a related discipline from an internationally-recognised academic institution.
  2. Have published 1st Author papers in major (i.e. A/A*, Tier 1) computer science conferences and journals e.g. at CVPR, NIPS, ICML, ICCV, ECCV, TPAMI, IJCV.
  3. Having a track record of leading industrial research with a very strong and clear application to unconstrained face recognition. We are not interested in candidates whose only interest or experience is explicitly in landmark-based or HCI-style facial analysis.
  4. A demonstrable ability to develop and lead a major research programme in face recognition.
  5. Minimum 3 years of significant post-doctoral experience.
  6. Excellent communication skills, especially of technical concepts and ideas.
  7. An ability to contribute to AnyVision educational and technical training programmes

The candidate is expected to be a leader in their field and is expected to attract talent to form teams around them. Moreover, it is expected that the candidate will be able to lead and direct a significant research programme in the topic of face recognition.


  1. Mastery of Machine learning frameworks (at least one of PyTorch, Caffe, Tensorflow, Scikit-Learn)
  2. Excellent programming skills in Python and/or, C++
  3. Familiarity with Git and the ability to deliver documented research and internal technical reports including benchmark results.
  4. Track record of solving large scale machine learning problems by leading a team.
  5. PhD in machine learning, computer vision or a related field.
  6. Good verbal and written communication skills. Should be able to communicate research and evangelize our work at the highest levels both internally and externally.
  7. Strong mathematical and statistical background.
  8. Show understanding of problem from data through to deployment targets and steer projects likewise.
  9. Ability to work with multiple teams like Data, product and engineering to guide a project from concept to deployment.
  10. Self-motivated and hardworking attitude.
  11. Takes initiative


  1. Highly competitive salary and regular salary reviews
  2. Technical training
  3. Contributory pension scheme
  4. Private healthcare
  5. Gym membership
  6. Flexible working
  7. Regular company social events and activities


Belfast, Northern Ireland

Salary range:

75,000 - 80,000 GBP annually

The closing date for applications:

14th September 2019

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