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UX Researcher Intern, Privacy & Data Use
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Facebook | Menlo Park, CA
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Job Description

We are looking for candidates who will help elevate the practice of research with creative but rigorous qualitative, quantitative, and/or design research methods. The right candidate will be an effective communicator, passionate about understanding people, curious about the relationship between data, technology and society, comfortable in a flat, fast-moving organization, and a great collaborator. You will support the Privacy & Data Use team which is composed of experts in product and policy, working cross-functionally to address privacy and data use challenges at scale by implementing privacy principles, processes and tools across the company. You will play a pivotal part in a growing cross-functional organization tackling some of the hardest problems in the privacy space.


* Orchestrate strategic visioning and analytical activity, moving between macro trends and micro trends in privacy and data use, and developing substantiated point of views

Work closely with product teams, as well as other researchers, to identify important research questions

Act as a thought leader in research, while advocating for people who use our products

Generate insights that shape how product teams think about medium and long-term product strategy

Design and execute studies that address both user behavior and attitudes, using the right methodology for the right questions

Work cross-functionally with design, product management, data science, content strategy, engineering, and marke

Communicate insights in creative and compelling ways

Identify opportunities to constantly improve the quality of thinking applied to privacy and data use insights

Comfort with utilizing data to define and support hypotheses


* In process of obtaining a PhD or Masters in a human behavior-related field, such as Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Sociology, Communication, Anthropology, Information Science, Computer Science, or Political Science

Experience conducting research

Knowledge of research methods in at least one subset of methods (e.g., survey design and quantitative data analysis, ethnography) - qualitative and/or quantitative research

Experience conveying research findings and implications to audiences

Analytical, project management, and problem-solving experience

Experience with autonomy and independent decision making to weigh tradeoffs and balance demands

Experience mentoring other researchers and maintain our team's standard of work

Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment


* Experience with research regarding privacy and/or data use

Experience publishing academic research on privacy and/or data use

Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op

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