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We offer limited opportunities for visiting researchers, postdoctoral researchers and faculty on sabbaticals to bring their expertise, curiosity and creativity to Facebook to work with our research teams on significant projects.

Applications and proposals are accepted for recognized experts in 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. Ideal candidates will have a keen interest in producing new science to understand intelligence and technology and will join research teams to actively contribute to ongoing projects. Term is determined on a case-by-case basis and requires sponsorship from a Facebook research team.

Postdoc Opportunities

Limited postdoc opportunities are offered at Facebook.  Positions are posted on the Facebook careers page.

CommAI Visiting Researcher Program

The CommAI Visiting Researcher Program is sponsored by Facebook AI Research (FAIR) and Facebook Research. The program offers invitations to AI researchers from universities and research labs to visit FAIR for 1 to 4 months, to collaborate on topics related to the CommAI project.

Facebook AI Research Residency Program

The Facebook AI Research (FAIR) Residency Program is a one-year research training program with Facebook’s AI Research group, designed to give you hands-on experience of machine learning research.

Applications for the program are now closed.