Core Data Science Intern, Adaptive Experimentation Research

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

You can submit up to three job applications every 90 days. Be sure to apply for roles that strongly match your skills and work experience. Facebook is seeking research interns to join the Adaptive Experimentation team within CDS (Core Data Science). The mission of the team is to do cutting-edge research and build new tools for advanced experimentation and sample-efficient black-box optimization that democratize new and emerging uses of AI technologies across Facebook, Instagram, and Facebook Reality Labs. Applications range from AutoML, to automating A/B tests, to contextual decision-making for mobile and server-side infrastructure, to black-box optimization for hardware design. Core Data Science Intern, Adaptive Experimentation Research (PhD) Responsibilities * Develop and apply adaptive experimentation methods to new and emerging applications. Minimum Qualifications * Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a Ph.D. degree in computer science, operations research, statistics, or related field * Experience with developing and debugging in with Python with PyTorch, TensorFlow, Caffe, or related frameworks * Research experience and a publication track record in at least one of the following, Bayesian optimization, causal inference, multi-armed bandits, AutoML * Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment * Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op Preferred Qualifications * A passion for disseminating new methods through open-source projects and/or academic publications Experience with bayesian modeling & optimization, causal inference, applied statistics, or A/B testing Locations About the Facebook company Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to

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