Tackling the world’s most complex technology challenges

At Facebook, our expert teams of scientists and engineers work quickly and collaboratively to build smarter, more meaningful experiences on a global scale by solving the most challenging technology research problems. We hire the best and give them the freedom to design innovative solutions to real-world problems, and to share them with the broader academic community.

Full-time Positions

We are looking for talented industry and academic researchers to join our world-class teams as we seek to solve some of the most challenging technology problems. Our open publishing model and opportunities to collaborate with academia help Facebook researchers push boundaries even further.

PhD Internship Program

Our open culture, world-class mentors, and the power to make real impact are just a few of the reasons why PhD students thrive at Facebook. Discover for yourself the full benefits of a PhD internship at Facebook.

Join our team

Our open culture and diverse teams of experts, along with our emphasis on academic collaboration and sharing model, deliver a unique chance to grow as a researcher and engineer while directly contributing new ideas and technologies that impact experiences of billions of people around the world.

Connecting the world in real time

We proudly work at the intersection of research and engineering to make the world more open and connected. At Facebook, you can leverage the skills you honed in academia or industry to make an immediate impact working on the most challenging problems in your field. Our teams of scientists and engineers work on cutting edge research with a practical focus, pushing product boundaries every day.


“At Facebook, the bleeding edge technology you learned or invented in academia meets one of the biggest production networks in the world.  The massive infrastructure improvements I deliver directly impact the lives of billions of people.”
– James Zeng

“You can’t define who works at Facebook. I work with people of very different backgrounds, from all over the world, and they each have different styles of working and thinking that brings a lot of diversity to the way we think about problems.”
– Marina Zannoli

“My team tackles research-level problems in our production network—at Facebook scale and speed. Connecting all the machines and applications within our network connects Facebook to billions of people around the world.”
– Omar Baldonado