2019-01552 - Two junior research engineer positions on deep learning
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Type de contrat : CDD de la fonction publique

Contrat renouvelable : Oui

Niveau de diplôme exigé : Bac + 5 ou équivalent

Autre diplôme apprécié : Candidates with master degrees or PhDs are also welcome

Fonction : Ingénieur scientifique contractuel

Corps d'accueil : Ingénieur de Recherche (IR)

Niveau d'expérience souhaité : Jeune diplômé

A propos du centre ou de la direction fonctionnelle

Grenoble Rhône-Alpes Research Center groups together a few less than 800 people in 35 research teams and 9 research support departments.

Staff is localized on 5 campuses in Grenoble and Lyon, in close collaboration with labs, research and higher education institutions in Grenoble and Lyon, but also with the economic players in these areas.

Present in the fields of software, high-performance computing, Internet of things, image and data, but also simulation in oceanography and biology, it participates at the best level of international scientific achievements and collaborations in both Europe and the rest of the world.

Contexte et atouts du poste

General Information : The research engineers will be part of the Thoth team, which is specialized in computer vision and machine learning, and be supervised by Julien Mairal and Cordelia Schmid. Thoth is one of the most recognized European research team in computer vision, participate to several European projects, and has many international academic collaborations (CMU, Berkeley, MPI), and industrial ones (Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Naver Labs).

Location: The research engineers will work at the Inria Rhône-Alpes research center near Grenoble. The unit includes more than 600 people, within 26 research teams and 10 support services. Grenoble is a lively city which hosts many foreign students and researchers. Located in the heart of the French Alps its direct surroundings offer great outdoor recreation including skiing, cycling, and hiking. Grenoble is well-connected to Lyon and Geneva airports and Paris can be reached from Grenoble in 3h by train.

First contract will be for one year, renewable several times.

Mission confiée

Objectives: One position, supervised by Julien Mairal, will be focused on developing highly effective machine learning libraries to process massive data, based on recent work done in the Thoth team, and participate to research projects involving a new generation of deep learning models for images and videos. The other positions will be supervised by Cordelia Schmid and consists of participating to research projects involving deep learning, computer vision, and robotics. A moderate amount of time will be also devoted to performing system administration tasks such as administrating the GPU cluster of the team.


Principales activités

More information is available here http://lear.inrialpes.fr/job/research_engineer_erc.pdf

Starting date is flexible (but no later than september 2019).


Desired Skills: The candidates should have some expertise in Python and C++. (S)he should also have a good background in computer science, understand mathematics, and be interested in statistical machine learning. Previous experience with other high-level languages (Matlab, R, Julia), and machine learning libraries (scikit-learn, PyTorch, Tensorflow) would be appreciated.



  • Subsidized meals
  • Partial reimbursement of public transport costs
  • Leave: 7 weeks of annual leave + 10 extra days off due to RTT (statutory reduction in working hours) + possibility of exceptional leave (sick children, moving home, etc.)
  • Possibility of teleworking (after 6 months of employment) and flexible organization of working hours
  • Professional equipment available (videoconferencing, loan of computer equipment, etc.)
  • Social, cultural and sports events and activities
  • Access to vocational training
  • Social security coverage


Minimum 2562€ gross per month.