Research Intern, BCI Bioethicist

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.The Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) team at Facebook Reality Labs is developing a noninvasive, wearable, optical BCI for human-computer interactions. This internship will embed an ethics trainee into a team of BCI engineers and research scientists who are committed to and proactively engaged in responsible innovation. During this internship, you will have the opportunity to both learn about and participate in BCI research and development while working on related neuroethics projects. A scientific background is not required in order to be successful in this role.Our internships are sixteen (16) to twenty four (24) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.Research Intern, BCI Bioethicist (PhD) Responsibilities* Learn about BCI team research and developmentParticipate in scientific discussions and (optional) experimentsReview relevant neuroethics literature, plan journal club topicsDrive neuroethics projects in collaboration with team membersMinimum Qualifications* Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree in the field of Bioethics, Neuroethics, Philosophy, or a related fieldExperience or completed coursework related to human research protectionInterpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaborationMust obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employmentPreferred Qualifications* Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-opInterest in learning new concepts at a high-level, particularly related to neuroscience, optics, and experiment designFamiliarity with neuroethics literaturePublication record in bioethics or neuroethicsLocationsAbout the Facebook companyFacebook'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 accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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