Facebook Research Scientist, Natural Language Processing (PhD University Grad) 2019 in Menlo Park, California

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 are seeking world-class natural language processing experts to join our teams in developing next generation products and platforms doing research and engineering at scale. We're applying cutting-edge language technologies to a wide range of media understanding challenges at Facebook.

Required Skills:

  1. Conduct research to advance the state of the art in neural networks and NLP.

  2. Utilize that research to develop and deploy scalable neural network models into production to impact billions of people using Facebook.

  3. Collaborate with team members from other research and applied research teams working on a variety of deep learning and NLP problems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a PhD degree or completing a postdoctoral assignment in the field of Natural Language Processing, Text Understanding, Machine Translation or similar

  2. Must be available to start employment on or after January 1, 2019

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

  4. Experience in C/C++

  5. Proven track record of achieving results as demonstrated by grants, fellowships, patents, as well as first-authored publications at workshops or conferences such as ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, or similar

Industry: Internet

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