Human-Computer Interaction Research Scientist
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Toyota Research Institute

201-500 employees

R&D arm of Toyota
Company Overview
Toyota Research Institute's mission is to improve the quality of human life through advances in artificial intelligence, automated driving, robotics, and materials science. They're dedicated to building a world of “mobility for all” where everyone, regardless of age or ability, can live in harmony with technology to enjoy a better life.
Robotics & Automation
Automotive & Transportation
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$100M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Los Altos, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

-17%
Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
R
Data Structures & Algorithms
Computer Vision
Linux/Unix
CategoriesNew
Lab & Research
Interdisciplinary Research
Physical Sciences
Requirements
  • PhD in Computer Science, Robotics, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in HCI/HMI research or human-factor-related projects
  • Hands-on approach to prototyping and coding (e.g., Python, C++, Arduino, Raspberry Pi)
  • Strong programming skills in Python, C++, and development tools in Linux
  • Experience implementing interactions using machine learning algorithms, including large language models and computer vision
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly across difference audiences
  • Have a high level of initiative and self-motivation, work without direct supervision
Responsibilities
  • Design and conduct user studies to evaluate the effectiveness of HCI systems in improving driving skills and enjoyment
  • Develop and implement prototype HCI systems that involve real-time interactions reacting to sensor inputs from a vehicle
  • Analyze data collected from user studies (Python/R) and present findings through internally and externally published research papers and presentations
  • Debug hardware and software interfaces from both software and hardware perspectives
  • Train and manage research assistants to aid in the execution of research
  • Capture intellectual property generated through the research process in the form of invention disclosures
  • Specify, budget, and manage recruitment activities performed by external agencies
  • Work on-site at our Los Altos office and travel monthly to a race track for vehicle testing