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Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Food Science Technicians

Perform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical properties of food or beverage products.

Salary Breakdown

Food Science Technicians

Average

$37,040

ANNUAL

$17.81

HOURLY

Entry Level

$30,120

ANNUAL

$14.48

HOURLY

Mid Level

$34,575

ANNUAL

$16.62

HOURLY

Expert Level

$39,030

ANNUAL

$18.76

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Food Science Technicians

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Current Available Jobs

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Projected job openings through 2024


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Food Science Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

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Customer and Personal Service

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Chemistry

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English Language

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Reading Comprehension

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Active Listening

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Writing

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Speaking

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Oral Expression

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Food Science Technicians

  • Research Technician
    Dignity Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 43 minutes    

    **Research Technician**

    St Josephs Hospital and Medical CenterPhoenix, Arizona

    **Requisition ID** 2021-208483 **Employment Type** Full Time **Department** Research Department **Hours/Pay Period** 80 **Shift** Day **Standard Hours** mon-fri (9-5) **Remote** No

    **Overview**

    Hello humankindness (https://hellohumankindness.org/)

    Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, (http://phoenix.gov/visitors/index.html) St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

    We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute (https://www.barrowneuro.org/) , Norton Thoracic Institute (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/norton-thoracic-institute) , Cancer Center at St. Joseph's (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs/services/university-of-arizona-cancer-center) , Ivy Brain Tumor Center (https://www.ivybraintumorcenter.org/) , and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (https://www.supportstjosephs.org/traumacenter) (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

    _U.S News & World Report_ routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

    St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies (http://www.bestcompaniesaz.com/) .

    Look for us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/DignityHealthStJosephsHospitalMedicalCenter) and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/DignityHealthAZ) .

    _For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus._

    **Responsibilities**

    Our laboratory is working on the translational research of cerebrovascular diseases, including brain aneurysms and stroke. We use pre-clinical models, cell culture, molecular approaches. We are looking for a research technician who will work with lab personnel on various projects. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Life Science and Bioengineering and have basic knowledge in biology, biochemistry, microbiology, and genetics. Candidates should be familiar with tissue staining techniques, genotyping, and transgenic colony management.

    Performs complex and novel procedures as a laboratory professional under the general supervision of a laboratory head, using proven scientific methods. Oversees or executes work pertaining to clerical matters such as equipment, supply and/or other material inventory, purchasing and/or maintenance.

    We offer the following benefits:

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

    Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

    Flexible spending accounts

    Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

    Adoption Assistance

    Paid Time Off (PTO)

    Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

    Matching Retirement Programs

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    **Qualifications**

    Requirements:

    Two (2) years prior experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment required.

    Bachelor's degree required.

    Four (4) years of prior experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment preferred.

    Familiar with laboratory techniques and basic computer skills preferred.

    **Equal Opportunity**

    CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

    a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

    employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

    identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

    ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

    by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

    pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1\_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)

    CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

    External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

    Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Applied Research Scientist, Enterprise Products
    Facebook    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 2 days    

    **Intro:**

    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.

    **Summary:**

    Facebook's Enterprise Engineering team develops and maintains scalable products that power the enterprise. Enterprise Product Applied Research team is composed of applied quantitative and computational experts using machine learning, statistics and operations research to bring in step-level improvements in efficiency and scalability across the entire suite of enterprise products. As a member of Enterprise Engineering, you will play a key role in reimagining productivity by shipping transformative products that serve diverse aspects of the enterprise.

    **Required Skills:**

    1. Build pragmatic, scalable, and statistically rigorous scientific solutions for large scale enterprise problems by leveraging or developing state of the art machine learning and optimization methodologies on top of Facebook's unparalleled data infrastructure

    2. Work cross-functionally to define problem statements, collect data, build analytical models and deploy them at scale

    3. Build and maintain data driven machine learning models, optimization models, experiments and forecasting algorithms

    4. Apply excellent communication skills in order to develop cross-functional partnerships and spread scientific best practices

    5. Be able to work both independently and collaboratively with other scientists, engineers, designers, UX researchers, and product managers to accomplish complex tasks that deliver demonstrable value to Facebook's Enterprise Products

    6. Think creatively, proactively, and futuristically to identify new opportunities that will grow the enterprise product’s long-term roadmap and bring productivity gains for the enterprise

    **Minimum Qualifications:**

    7. Ph.D. or Masters degree in quantitative field (e.g. computer science, engineering, operations research, electrical engineering, statistics, mathematics and related fields)

    8. 2+ years of industry or graduate research experience solving analytical problems and building models using quantitative, statistical or machine learning approaches

    9. Experience with machine learning, natural language understanding, computer vision, statistics or mathematical programming tools and techniques

    10. Experience performing data extraction, cleaning, analysis and presentation for medium to large datasets

    11. Experience with at least one programming language (i.e. Python, R, Java, or C++)

    12. Experience writing SQL queries

    13. Experience with scientific computing and analysis packages such as NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, dplyr, or ggplot2

    14. Experience with machine learning libraries and packages such as PyTorch, Caffe2, TensorFlow, Keras or Theano

    15. Experience with statistics methods such as forecasting, time series, hypothesis testing, classification, clustering or regression analysis

    16. Experience initiating and driving applied research projects to completion with minimal guidance

    17. Experience communicating scientific work in a clear and effective manner

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    18. Experience working with distributed computing tools (Hadoop, Hive, Spark, etc.)

    19. Experience in object oriented programming such as Python, C++, Java

    20. Experience using deep learning, natural language processing or computer vision in a production environment

    21. Proficiency in algorithmic complexity

    **Industry:** Internet

    **Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Research Scientist - Statistics & Privacy (Privacy-Preserving ML)
    Facebook    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **Intro:**

    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.

    **Summary:**

    Our Statistics & Privacy team focuses on establishing step-change improvements to advance our long-term business growth. The team's expertise spans many domains including statistics, machine learning, economics, and cryptography. We develop methodologies, design and prototype solutions, and partner with our engineering colleagues to launch these solutions such that millions of advertisers can benefit.

    We seek Research Scientists to identify new opportunities and help build scientifically rigorous systems focused on enhancing technological guarantees for consumer privacy while simultaneously expanding the efficiency of Facebook’s market-leading advertising optimization systems. Challenges include incorporating approaches such as differential privacy and multi-party computation within our ads delivery systems, designing machine learning systems on encrypted data and/or in decentralized or federated environments, and advancing the efficient frontier of privacy and utility in our ads systems.

    **Required Skills:**

    1. Identify specific, high-impact opportunities to build new and improve existing advertising and commerce solutions

    2. Design and prototype new algorithms, optimization methods, and system architectures

    3. Assess the validity and rigor of new approaches

    4. Build cross-functional relationships with AI, Engineering, Product and Analytics teams to shape long-term roadmaps with a balance of scientific rigor and strategic considerations

    5. Publish research results in top-tier journals and at leading conferences

    **Minimum Qualifications:**

    6. PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, or other quantitative fields, or MS/MA degree with 4+ years of relevant experience in research science

    7. Understanding of modern machine learning techniques and their mathematical underpinning

    8. Proficiency designing and implementing analytical and/or algorithmic solutions, tailored to particular business needs and tested on large data sets

    9. Proficiency in Python

    10. Experience with communicating analysis and establishing confidence among audiences who do not share your disciplinary background or training

    11. Experience to track record of innovation

    12. Expertise with at least one of the following privacy technologies: Secure multi-party computation techniques, Differential privacy, Federated Learning, optimization algorithms and protocols, Learning on encrypted data, Homomorphic encryption, Trusted execution environments

    **Industry:** Internet

    **Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • People Research Scientist, People Analytics
    Facebook    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **Intro:**

    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.

    **Summary:**

    At Facebook, we pride ourselves on making data-informed decisions. This includes not only decisions we make about our platform, which serves over 1 billion users, but also how we learn more about our most valuable asset – our people. For instance, we use data to understand how to hire top talent, to ensure our people are engaged, and to support diversity.

    We’re looking for an experienced people research scientist or data scientist practitioner to join our people analytics function. Our team uncovers data-driven insights to better attract, develop, motivate, and retain Facebook’s most important asset – our people. This role will serve as an active partner with HR and functional leaders to perform research and analyses on a broad spectrum of people issues: to optimize employee performance, growth, engagement, diversity, management and leadership development, learning, compensation (e.g., pay equity), and retention. You’ll also help develop and refine people processes to make an exceptional workplace even better. The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative skills and experience working across a variety of people areas.

    **Required Skills:**

    1. Apply your expertise in people research, quantitative analysis, data science and data visualization to help Facebook recruit, select, grow, and retain talent

    2. See beyond the data to identify solutions that will raise the bar for all things people-related

    3. Collaborate with data engineering and visualization engineers to access and manipulate data, explain data gathering requirements, and display results

    4. Partner with the HR, recruiting and diversity teams on people projects to identify and clarify critical people issues, deeply understand our people processes, and analyze data to drive improvements

    5. Bring together Facebook-specific data and outside research to help leaders understand people issues

    6. Communicate statistical analyses and results, along with implications, to technical and non-technical audiences

    7. Collaborate effectively with the Employment Law team on a variety of sensitive projects

    8. Collaborate effectively with and mentor other team members

    9. Demonstrate exceptional judgment and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive people data

    **Minimum Qualifications:**

    10. PhD with 3+ years of experience, or MS with 5+ years of experience in a field emphasizing people research in organizations (e.g., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Labor Economics, Management, Policy Analysis, etc.).

    11. 3+ years of experience conducting quantitative people research in an organization or consulting environment, including working with stakeholders to understand and clarify their people research needs, and communicating analyses to technical and non-technical audiences.

    12. Experience managing and analyzing structured and unstructured data using tools such as SQL, R or Python.

    13. Experienced in survey design & analysis.

    14. Experience communicating technical results to technical and non-technical audiences.

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    15. 3+ years of experience with machine learning, text mining/natural language processing (NLP) or modeling high-dimensional data

    16. 3+ years of experience applying multivariate statistical methods such as GLM, analysis of quasi-experimental research designs with non-equivalent groups (e.g., regression adjustment, matching, propensity score stratification), longitudinal analysis, classification, dimension reduction, clustering, hierarchical linear (random effects) modeling, etc., to people research problems in organizations

    17. 5+ years of experience working internally (as opposed to consulting) in an organization with 500+ professional employees (e.g., high-tech, financial services, healthcare, biotech, etc.)

    18. Experience developing tools, conducting empirical research, practical implementation, knowledge of best practices in at least two of the following areas: employee engagement, performance management, diversity, management development, leadership development, learning and development, compensation (e.g., pay equity), or retention

    **Industry:** Internet

    **Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Research Scientist, Systems and Infrastructure (PhD)
    Facebook    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **Intro:**

    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.

    **Summary:**

    We build systems that allow billions of people all over the world to connect and communicate using whatever devices they have available. Our researchers and engineers are constant innovators as they design and build scalable, fast, reliable, and efficient systems. Moreover, fast evolving social apps and highly dynamic social workloads present many unique research opportunities. From distributed systems, to data centers, hardware, storage, mobile and beyond, the entire Facebook platform is our lab for research, development, and innovation.

    As a Research Scientist at Facebook, you will help build the systems behind Facebook's products, create web applications that reach millions of people, build high volume servers and be a part of a team that’s working to help connect people around the globe. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in relevant engineering fields, such as (but not limited to) distributed software systems, storage systems, data warehousing and analytics, database systems, operating systems, networking systems, programming languages, compilers & runtime systems, security & privacy, cryptography, and mobile systems.

    **Required Skills:**

    1. Build highly-scalable software systems using a wide variety of languages such as C++, Java, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, OCAML, and Python.

    2. Design flexible APIs for Facebook product teams developing applications for web and mobile.

    3. Analyze the shortcomings of existing systems.

    4. Design and build systems to constantly be at the cutting edge.

    **Minimum Qualifications:**

    5. Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD in Computer Science, related STEM or quantitative field

    6. Research and/or work experience in Algorithms, Architecture, Compilers, Databases, Data Mining, Distributed Systems, Mobile, Networking, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Security, Cryptography, or Storage

    7. Knowledge in C++, Java, PHP or Python

    8. Knowledge of relational databases and SQL

    9. Interpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration

    10. Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

    **Industry:** Internet

    **Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • People Research Scientist, People Analytics (Future of Work)
    Facebook    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **Intro:**

    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.

    **Summary:**

    At Facebook, we pride ourselves on making data-informed decisions. This includes not only decisions we make about our platform, which serves over 1 billion users, but also how we learn more about our most valuable asset – our people. For instance, we use data to understand how to hire top talent, to ensure our people are engaged, and to support diversity. We’re looking for an experienced People Research Scientist or data scientist practitioner to join our Future of Work Research and Analytics team. The future of work at Facebook will be more flexible and distributed, as people collaborate across offices and roles. This role will serve as an active partner with our Future of Work team and People Analytics peer teams to help us take a data driven approach to building the future of work at Facebook.

    **Required Skills:**

    1. Apply your expertise in people research, quantitative and qualitative analysis, data science and data visualization to provide insights on a broad spectrum of people issues (e.g. connection, collaboration, productivity, wellbeing, belonging, career growth) as employees work in a mix of hybrid and in-office settings and product design to support such work.

    2. Help inform the strategy for the Future of Work through metrics and analytics that quantify progress and identify gaps related to organizational health, experience, and effectiveness.

    3. Partner closely with Future of Work and other People Program owners, and cross-functional teams to identify and clarify critical people issues related to the future of work at Facebook.

    4. Translate business problems into research questions (e.g., scope research design, define metrics) to inform recommendations on business decisions (e.g., on processes, policies, operations, products).

    5. Create compelling narratives with data (e.g., data visualizations, slide decks).

    6. Communicate statistical analyses and results, along with implications, to audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge.

    7. Demonstrate exceptional judgment and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive people data and issues.

    8. Work with, learn from, and mentor other team members.

    9. Execute against multiple projects concurrently.

    **Minimum Qualifications:**

    10. MS or PhD in a field emphasizing social science research (e.g., industrial/organizational psychology, organizational behavior, economics, sociology, human computer interaction or other related degree).

    11. 5+ years experience (or 3+ years experience if possessing PhD) conducting quantitative social science research in an organization or consulting environment.

    12. Experience applying statistical methods such as linear and logistic regression, quasi-experimental research/causal inference techniques (e.g., propensity score matching, regression discontinuity), longitudinal analysis, or multilevel modeling.

    13. Experience analyzing data using SQL, R, or Python.

    14. Experience building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders (e.g., clients, business leaders, program/product owners).

    15. Experience in survey design.

    16. Proven judgment in balancing practical business needs and scientific rigor.

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    17. Possess the experience, maturity, presence and judgment to gain credibility and respect with business leaders and experience dealing with senior leadership teams in large organizations.

    18. Familiarity in qualitative and mixed methods.

    19. Experience conceiving, developing, running pilot tests, implementing, and continuously improving large-scale people processes.

    20. Knowledge of algorithms for data mining, machine learning, and natural language processing (NLP).

    **Industry:** Internet

    **Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Research Scientist, Language
    Facebook    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **Intro:**

    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.

    **Summary:**

    Facebook is seeking a Research Scientist to join our AI Research Team, 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, computational statistics, and applied mathematics, particularly including areas such as deep learning, graphical models, reinforcement learning, computer perception, natural language processing and data representation. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in producing new science to understand intelligence and technology to make computers more intelligent.

    **Required Skills:**

    1. Lead research to advance the science and technology of intelligent machines

    2. Lead research that enables learning the semantics of data (images, video, text, audio, speech and other modalities)

    3. Devise better data-driven models of human behavior

    4. Work towards long-term ambitious research goals, while identifying intermediate milestones

    5. Influence progress of relevant research communities by producing publications

    6. Contribute research that can be applied to Facebook product development

    7. Lead and collaborate on research projects within a globally based team

    **Minimum Qualifications:**

    8. Experience holding a faculty, industry, or government researcher position

    9. Ph.D. and publications in machine learning, AI, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, data science, or related technical fields

    10. Experience leading a team in solving modeling problems using AI/ML approaches

    11. Experience in theoretical and empirical research and for addressing research problems

    12. Experience communicating research for public audiences of peers

    13. Knowledge in a programming language

    14. Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    15. 1+ year(s) of work experience in a university, industry, or government lab(s), in a role with primary emphasis on AI research

    16. Experience driving original scholarship in collaboration with a team

    17. First-author publications at peer-reviewed AI conferences (e.g. NeurIPS, CVPR, ICML, ICLR, ICCV, and ACL)

    18. Experience in developing and debugging in C/C++, Python, or C#

    **Industry:** Internet

    **Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Research Scientist - Statistics & Privacy (Cryptography and Internet Technology)
    Facebook    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **Intro:**

    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.

    **Summary:**

    Our Statistics & Privacy team focuses on establishing step-change improvements to advance our long-term business growth. The team's expertise spans many domains including statistics, machine learning, economics, and cryptography. We develop methodologies, design and prototype solutions, and partner with our engineering colleagues to launch these solutions such that millions of advertisers can benefit.

    We seek Research Scientists to identify new opportunities and help build scientifically rigorous systems focused on enhancing technological guarantees for consumer privacy while simultaneously expanding the efficiency of Facebook’s market-leading advertising systems. Challenges include leveraging privacy-enhancing technologies such as multi-party computation, homomorphic encryption, federated analytics, and differential privacy to develop privacy-focused advertising solutions (private record-linkage, fraud prevention, reporting and experimentation, and collaborative inference) — all while maintaining performance at massive scale.

    **Required Skills:**

    1. Identify specific, high-impact research opportunities to develop new and improve existing privacy-preserving advertising solutions

    2. Design, develop and implement new methods or algorithms for privacy-preserving solutions. Assess the validity and rigor of new approaches

    3. Build cross-functional relationships with Engineering, Product, and AI teams to shape long-term product roadmaps with a balance of scientific rigor and strategic considerations

    4. Learn new tools, systems, and programming languages quickly as required by the particular project you are working on

    5. Develop patent applications, white papers, and publications that are broadly appealing and accessible beyond a core scientific audience. Publish research results in top-tier journals and at leading conferences

    **Minimum Qualifications:**

    6. PhD in computer science, engineering, cryptography, mathematics or a related field, or MS degree with 4+ years of relevant experience architecting privacy and security solutions

    7. Proficiency designing and implementing analytical and/or algorithmic solutions, tailored to particular business needs and tested on large data sets

    8. Proficiency in C-family (e.g. C++, Rust, Go), Python, or similar language

    9. Experience with communicating analysis and establishing confidence among audiences who do not share your disciplinary background or training

    10. Proven track record of innovation

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    11. Expertise on one or more of the following core privacy/security concepts:

    12. Privacy technologies: e.g., homomorphic encryption, secure multi-party computation, federated analytics, trusted execution environments, data minimization, data anonymization, differential privacy

    13. Design and analysis of cryptographic algorithms and protocols, and/or their application to data protection and privacy, authentication, payments, or digital advertising

    14. Experience in privacy and data protection systems architecture and experience developing technical solutions to secure personal data across data infrastructures

    15. Web security (SQL injection, XSS, side channel attacks)

    16. Web services technologies (REST, SOAP, HTTP, JSON) and their application in relation to browser cookies and mobile device identifiers

    **Industry:** Internet

    **Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Research Scientist - Statistical Learning and Experimentation
    Facebook    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **Intro:**

    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.

    **Summary:**

    Our Statistics & Privacy team focuses on establishing step-change improvements to advance our long-term business growth. The team's expertise spans many domains including statistics, machine learning, economics, and cryptography. We develop methodologies, design and prototype solutions, and partner with our engineering colleagues to launch these solutions such that 3 billion people and 200 million businesses on our platform can benefit. Examples include internal and external experimentation platforms, ads delivery optimization for efficient causal outcomes, and the application of privacy enhancing technologies across our ads product stack.

    Facebook seeks industry-experienced Research Scientists to join Statistics & Privacy and serve as scientific leaders for cutting-edge applied research. Such work necessitates identification and evaluation of new research opportunities, and development of scientifically rigorous systems. Research scientists drive forward prototypes and methodologies, and build consensus with engineering stakeholders as to the scientific and strategic merit of our initiatives. This role will focus on ranking, delivery, and experimentation systems that power our advertising and commerce capabilities. This work is critical to our long-term product development, and we expect research scientists to provide both scientific expertise and creative solutions to accelerate their project area.

    **Required Skills:**

    1. Identify specific, high-impact opportunities to build new and improve existing advertising and commerce solutions

    2. Design and prototype new algorithms, optimization methods, and system architectures with a focus on deep learning (retrieval, ranking, recommender systems), experimentation and inference systems

    3. Build cross-functional relationships to shape long-term roadmaps with a balance of scientific rigor and strategic considerations

    4. Learn new tools, systems and languages quickly as required by the particular project you are working on

    5. Develop patent applications, white papers, conference presentations, and publications that are broadly appealing and accessible beyond a core scientific audience

    **Minimum Qualifications:**

    6. PhD in a quantitative field such as statistics, computer science, physics, or computational social science, or MS/MA degree with 4+ additional years of relevant experience

    7. First-author publications at peer-reviewed conferences (e.g. NeurIPS, ICML, JSM, KDD) or disciplinary journals

    8. Expertise in statistics (particularly causal inference and Bayesian inference) or deep learning (particularly ranking, retrieval and recommender systems), including addressing challenges from incomplete, unrepresentative, and mislabeled data

    9. Proficiency designing and implementing analytical and/or algorithmic solutions, tailored to particular business needs and tested on large data sets

    10. Expertise in Python, Julia, or R

    11. Proficiency in communicating analyses and establishing confidence among audiences who do not share your disciplinary background or training

    12. Track record of product or systems innovation, and strategic focus

    **Industry:** Internet

    **Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Research Scientist, Artificial Intelligence for Biology (PhD)
    Facebook    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **Intro:**

    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.

    **Summary:**

    Facebook is seeking a Research Scientist to join our Generative Biology team. The team, part of Facebook AI Research, pursues research on AI with the goal of learning biology in its native language. In this role, you will work closely with other scientists and engineers on the team to push the frontiers of representation learning and generative modeling in the life sciences domain. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in producing new science and tools for understanding and designing proteins, and is recognized as a deep expert in language modeling and representation learning for biological sequences.

    **Required Skills:**

    1. Develop novel model paradigms to extract information from protein sequence data.

    2. Drive research into scaling models and data.

    3. Develop novel predictive and generative models for proteins.

    4. Collaborate with other FAIR scientists and engineers.

    5. Influence progress of relevant research communities by producing publications.

    **Minimum Qualifications:**

    6. Currently has or in the process of obtaining PhD in Computer Science or related field.

    7. Experience with machine learning for biology.

    8. Experience in empirical research with language models.

    9. Experience with PyTorch, JAX, or TensorFlow.

    10. Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    11. Research and software engineering experience.

    12. First-authored publications at peer-reviewed conferences or journals (e.g. NeurIPS, ICLR, ICML, PNAS, Science, Nature, Nature Methods, or similar).

    13. Research experience with transformers and other attention-based models.

    14. Experience with biological sequence analysis tools such as HHblits, Jackhmmr, and structural modeling tools such as Rosetta/PyRosetta.

    **Industry:** Internet

    **Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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