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Research Scientist
Future Product Innovation
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • PhD in Computer Science, Psychology, Behavioral Economics, Engineering, Information Sciences, or equivalent
  • Strong research background, including best-in-class peer-reviewed publication with overlap of the following topics: AI and Conceptual Design, Computational Creativity, Generative AI, Preference modeling (E.g., ML, Applied Statistics, Behavioral Science)
  • Strong prototyping skills to implement and demonstrate their research
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding teammate
  • Appetite to learn across functions
  • Ability to work independently as part of a team
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with specialists in multiple fields, as well as university partners to research and develop ways to demonstrate AI to augment human decision making. Some research and development areas may include: AI and Conceptual Design, Computational Creativity, Preference Modeling and Prediction
  • Integrate their research into software being developed by other HCAI researchers and engineers
  • Conduct groundbreaking research at the intersection of behavioral science, AI, and HCI that results in peer-reviewed publications and/or patents
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in use-inspired basic research and/or applying academic research in an industry setting
  • Ability to lead cross-functional projects
Toyota Research Institute

51-200 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.
  • Highly competitive benefits package
  • Robust programs to support the wellbeing, happiness, and health of our people and their families.
  • 401(k) plan including matching and annual profit sharing along with total vacation and holidays totaling 38 days per year.
  • Subsidized commuter benefits and generous employee and vehicle allowances
  • 2 paid days per year to participate in volunteer activities.
  • Maternity Leave program with 10 paid weeks plus baby bonding leave and Milk Stork for traveling moms
  • Baby Bonding Leave–an additional 16 paid weeks–to all new parents, including those who choose to adopt.
  • Back-up child and adult / elder care programs to help everyone thrive
  • WellBeats Virtual Fitness Trainer.
Company Core Values
  • Be Yourself - We bring our full selves to work every day. Our diverse views, history, personality, character, and experiences are invaluable to TRI and Toyota.
  • Respect One Another - We celebrate everyone’s differences, opinions, and perspective. We practice mutual respect and act with integrity.
  • Assume Best Intentions - People are good. We trust and give them the benefit of the doubt. We assume they act the way they do because they believe it’s best for TRI.
  • Think Globally - We don’t work or think in silos. Our work impacts people within TRI, Toyota, and our communities around the world. We always make it about collaboration.
  • Make it Happen - We are proactive, not reactive. We push boundaries because we’re not afraid to fail. We succeed together.
  • Embrace Diversity - We believe diversity makes us stronger, including diversity of ethnicity, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, personality, skills, experiences, and knowledge.
  • Always Learn - We believe in constant improvement and advancement of ideas and beliefs. We embrace Hansei and Kaizen. We are on a journey to explore, experiment, and learn together.