Applied Research Scientist at Facebook
Menlo Park, CA, US / New York City, NY, US
Facebook is seeking a Research Scientist to join Facebook AI Research, a research organization focused on making significant progress in AI. Individuals in this role are expected to be recognized experts in identified research areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, artificial intelligence law and policy, and artificial intelligence ethics particularly including areas such as fairness, safety, privacy and transparency in artificial intelligence and data. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in producing new science to understand intelligence and technology and how to apply it safely and fairly in real world settings. The ideal candidate will also be a thought-leader in the AI ethics, law and policy and engage with teams around the company to help develop their own technologies, practices and processes in the space.
RESPONSIBILITIES
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    Perform research to advance the science, technology, and understanding of ethical intelligent machines.
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    Work towards long-term ambitious research goals, while identifying intermediate milestones
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    Influence progress of relevant research communities by producing publications
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    Contribute research that can be applied to Facebook product development
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    Engage with product, legal and policy teams to help them develop informed approaches to AI ethics
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
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    Ph.D. and publications in Machine Learning, AI, AI ethics, law or policy.
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    Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
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    Experience manipulating and analyzing data from different sources
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    Experience in theoretical and empirical research and for answering questions with research
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    Ability to communicate research
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