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To be considered for employment for researcher or post-doctorate opportunities, complete the Microsoft Research application and then following the onscreen instructions. We will keep applications on file for one year, starting from the date they were submitted.
Candidates must have a PhD or be soon to be PhD graduates. You can apply for any research position worldwide or in multiple locations. We have varying levels of opportunities and your credentials will be evaluated for positions commensurate with your years of experience. To learn more, read about researcher and post-doc full-time positions at Microsoft Research.
Microsoft Research has launched a new and improved application system. Applications submitted before April 30, 2013 are being processed. If you have not heard anything before the end of June 2013, please submit a new application using the new application system. We look forward to hearing from you!
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