FXPAL is seeking talented research scientists and graduate student interns.

FX Palo Alto Laboratory (FXPAL) is seeking talented research scientists to join our lab as regular or visiting employees (e.g. postdoc or faculty sabbatical).  We also invite qualified graduate students to apply for our summer internship program.

FXPAL Employment Opportunities

We invite applications from talented scientists to join our organization as research staff members at all levels, as post-doc researchers, or as visiting scientists (faculty sabbaticals). FXPAL has a strong history of contributions to the fields of multimedia and human-computer interaction, across a variety of their sub-disciplines. As the lab enters a new phase of growth, we seek candidates that can enhance our core competencies, while also leading the lab into exciting new areas of exploration.

Candidates must show an interest and ability to contribute to the research community through publications, demonstrations, and service. Senior candidates must also have demonstrated leadership in their field of study: service on program committees, journal boards, invited talks. All candidates are expected to produce independently and collaborate with a diverse set of colleagues to build new technologies, study and report on interaction and design, or extend or create new principles and theories.

Requirements: Candidates should be interested in working on practical applications in a collaborative setting. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the candidate’s field of study is expected.

How To Apply

Please send your resume.

As a condition of employment, you must be able to provide documentation to prove legal right to work in the U.S.

FX Palo Alto Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in the work place.

Internship Program

FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc. (FXPAL) invites highly qualified graduate students to work alongside our researchers. Although the majority of our interns come between May and September, we also accept interns on a year-round basis.

Interns are selected based upon their educational standing, academic studies, potential and suitable match with our specific projects. Internships are usually 12 weeks in length.

Intern candidates typically hold Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields and are currently enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time the internship begins.

Timeline for Summer Interns

Application Period: January – March
Formal Offers: January – April

Candidates seeking internships at other times are also welcome to apply year-round.

Research Areas and Projects

  • Indoor Localization
  • Distributed Displays
  • Awareness
  • Computer Vision
  • Context-Aware Systems
  • Distributed Collaboration
  • Image Search
  • Information Retrieval
  • Mobile Scanning
  • Multimedia Search and Browsing
  • Social Media Analysis

Descriptions of some of the open Intern positions are available here on our Blog.

How To Apply

Please send your resume along with contact information for two (2) references.

Apply early, as personal interviews may be conducted as soon as the end of January for summer placement.

Students from outside the U.S. are welcome to apply.  All applicants must provide documentation to prove legal right to work in the U.S. Some relocation provisions will be offered to final candidates.

FX Palo Alto Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in the work place.