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Postdoctoral Researcher, Core Data Science (PhD University Grad)

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New York, NY 10003
Facebook is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher to join Facebook's Core Data Science team. Individuals in this role are expected to be comfortable working as a software engineer and a quantitative researcher. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in the study of an online social network, and a passion for identifying and answering questions that help us build the best products. Term length would be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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  • Work closely with a product engineering team to identify and answer important product questions.
  • Answer product questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data.
  • Communicate findings to product managers and engineers.
  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources.
  • Analyze and interpret the results of product experiments.
    • Currently has or in the process of obtaining a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Operations Research or related technical field.
    • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.
    • Experience manipulating and analyzing high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources.
    • Experience communicating quantitative analysis.
    • Knowledge with at least one scripting language such as Python or PHP.
    • Experience in relational databases and SQL.
    • Knowledge of an analysis tool such as R, MATLAB, or SAS.
    • Experience working with large data sets.
      Category: Data Science / Machine Learning

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