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Senior Researcher - Privacy in Machine Learning

Redmond, WA, USA

This job was posted on:

August 31, 2020









$ - $



A research position at the machine learning area of Microsoft Research AI offers an opportunity to be at the forefront of privacy in machine learning research and technology development, and work with world class research colleagues on meaningful research problems. Our researchers also have the opportunity to work with Microsoft’s product groups and external partners, to make real-world impacts on billions of users.


The current areas of work in the privacy in machine learning area range from the design of privacy-preserving learning algorithms, embeddings, redaction strategies and metrics, as well as adaptation to scale up to internet-scale datasets.



MSR AI is looking for researchers who can do world-class research in the privacy in machine learning area, and/or transfer the research results to products of Microsoft and external partners. Researchers will undertake fundamental research, including the development of theory and experimentation. They synthesize and share their results with product groups, and publish their findings in academically recognized conferences and journals.



Required: Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in computer science or related disciplines, and a well-established research track record in privacy, machine learning or related fields.


Preferred: Applicants should demonstrate leadership in their field as evidenced by high quality publications or a track record of innovation. Good implementation skills and mathematical background are highly preferred. Candidates must also be able to collaborate effectively with other researchers and product teams. We are particularly interested in candidates who can work across disciplinary boundaries.


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.


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