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Machine Learning Research Scientist

  • Remote
  • 11/04/2024
Information Technology

Job Description

About Metaphysic

Metaphysic is the industry leader in developing AI technologies and machine learning research to create photorealistic content at internet scale. We were recently named TIME100 Most Influential Companies for 2023 and are focused on the ethical development of AI to support the genius of human performance. We're run by experienced founders and backed by some of the top investors in the world. We’re only just getting started in defining the next generation of content creation. Join our fast growing team and help bring our groundbreaking vision to life.

Job Description:

As a Machine Learning Research Scientist at Metaphysic, you will be instrumental in advancing the boundaries of AI-driven content creation while upholding our unwavering commitment to ethical AI practices, particularly in the domain of Hyperrealistic Content Generation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cutting-Edge Research: Lead innovative research initiatives in the field of artificial intelligence, with a focus on advancing AI applications in Hyperrealistic Content Generation, including but not limited to body swaps, face swaps, and deepfakes.
  • Model Development: Drive the development of state-of-the-art deep learning models for Hyperrealistic Content Generation, harnessing the power of PyTorch and other relevant tools.
  • Publication and Collaboration: Contribute to the scientific community through publication in renowned conferences and journals. Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to integrate AI technologies into various applications, such as virtual and augmented reality.
  • Coding Excellence: Demonstrate your coding prowess by creating clean, efficient, and well-documented code for implementing and optimizing machine learning models. Leverage Python and data science libraries to achieve exceptional results.
  • Model Evaluation: Rigorously evaluate model performance, fine-tune algorithms, and ensure the robustness and efficiency of AI applications in real-world scenarios.


  • Educational Background: Hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Machine Learning, or Data Science, accompanied by a strong research foundation.
  • Fundamental Knowledge: Demonstrate a profound grasp of the fundamentals and the latest developments in relevant areas of machine learning, deeplearning, and generative AI.
  • Extensive Experience: Possess over 5 years of hands-on experience in ML research and ML systems. Experience with Generative AI techniques, such as GANs, Auto Encoders, Transformers, and Diffusion Models for Image or video Generation.
  • Deep Learning Mastery: Exhibit profound expertise in deep learning, encompassing a comprehensive understanding of neural network architectures, optimization techniques, and advanced training methodologies, including clip-stable diffusion models, and their role in advancing the field of Hyperrealistic Content Generation.
  • Coding Proficiency: Demonstrate proficiency in Python. Possess familiarity with key data science libraries (NumPy, Matplotlib, Scikit-learn, Pandas, PyTorch or Tensorflow).
  • Research Experience: Be well-versed in the field of Data Centric AI and data augmentation techniques, particularly in the time series domain.
  • Innovation Enthusiasm: Display a passion for pushing the boundaries of technology, applying research to real-world scenarios, and driving creative AI solutions in Hyperrealistic Content Generation.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Thrive in a multidisciplinary team environment, collaborating effectively with engineers, researchers, and developers.
  • Model Interpretability: Familiarity with model interpretability techniques and tools to explain model predictions and ensure transparency.

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • The hustle of a startup with the impact of a global business.
  • Tremendous opportunity to join one of the best and fastest growing AI companies in the world.
  • Working with an extraordinary team of smart, creative, fun and highly motivated people.
  • You will be joining a fantastic culture & a team, all highly supportive, collaborative, transparent and are all very passionate about our tech and mission.
  • Flexible working hours, including remote working - this role is solely remote :)

Metaphysic is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.