Researcher (Artificial Intelligence)

MoscowData analysis, Machine learningSpecialist
We invite beginners and experienced researchers to our Yandex Research Team. We offer a unique opportunity to engage in world-level applied and theoretical research, publish your results at leading conferences (ICML, NeurIPS, ICLR, CVPR, ACL, KDD, ICCV, ECCV, EMNLP, ect.), and contribute to the high-tech services of Yandex: e.g., modern computer vision technologies, dialogue systems, neural machine translation, self-driving cars and more.

You will be engaged in:

  • development of new science-intensive technologies;
  • conducting experiments to verify your scientific hypotheses;
  • writing papers describing your new results;
  • presenting your results on the top-tier international conferences.

Advantages of this job:

  • experience in one of the world's strongest scientific laboratories;
  • the opportunity to hone your skills of conducting research projects, introducing new technologies and writing papers for the best conferences;
  • the opportunity to play a key role in a young and growing team;
  • the opportunity to engage in science;
  • a competitive salary.


  • higher technical education with good training in mathematics and algorithms;
  • actual knowledge in at least one of the following areas: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Speech Recognition, Natural Language Processing;
  • good programming skills in C++ or Python for implementing algorithms and conducting experiments;
  • good written and spoken English;
  • desire to drive your own research agenda.

The following advantages will also be taken into account (non-exhaustive list):

  • a Ph.D. degree or its equivalent;
  • experience of graduate studies in a strong academic group;
  • experience of writing research papers, publications in leading journals and conference proceedings;
  • experience in applied mathematical statistics;
  • a profound knowledge of mathematics and the ability to achieve new results;
  • participation in international scientific competitions, such as KDD Cup, Kaggle competitions;
  • experience in developing big data software;
  • teamwork experience.