Research Scientist, Natural Language Processing and Responsible AI (PhD)

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Summary

Facebook is looking for a Research Scientist to join us our Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team. The team is developing new ways to learn to perform NLP tasks with little supervision relying on self-supervised learning and scaling large Language Models. A big focus of the team is scaling responsibly by examining the ways models will be used in practice and anticipating and mitigating issues such as bias, fairness, robustness and safety.

Required Skills

  • Develop novel scalable methods for scaling language models while examining their bias, fairness, robustness and safety.
  • Collaborate with other FAIR scientists and engineers.
  • Publish academic papers at top conferences.


Minimum Qualification

  • Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a PhD in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with Deep Learning models in Natural Language Processing.
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.


Preferred Qualification

  • Research and software engineer experience demonstrated via grants, fellowships, patents, internship, work experience, and/or coding competitions.
  • First-authored publications at peer-reviewed conferences (e.g. ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, NeurIPS, ICLR, or similar).
  • Research experience addressing issues related to Responsible AI.


EOE

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