Research Scientist Intern - Camera and Display Perception (PhD)

Meta black iconMeta Quest
Research Scientist Intern - Camera and Display Perception (PhD)
Meta black iconMeta Quest
Location pin icon
Sunnyvale, CA
Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world.

The FRL Technology Engineering Camera Team seeks exceptional interns to help research on camera and display tuning for AR/VR products.

Our internships are 12 to 16 weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.
Research Scientist Intern - Camera and Display Perception (PhD) Responsibilities
  • Develop and research new technology/metrics to assist AR/VR camera/display product development
  • Design psychophysical experiments and user study to validate the performance of the technology/metrics
Minimum Qualifications
  • Currently has or in the process of obtaining a PhD degree in the field of color science, imaging science, optics, image processing, or a related field.
  • Prior experiences in one or more topics related to color science, human perception research, or image quality metrics.
  • Experience programming in at least one of the following languages: Matlab or Python.
  • Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration.
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Intent to return to a degree-program after completion of the internship/co-op.
  • A strong interest in theoretical and empirical research and for answering hard questions in research.
  • Ability to communicate complex research in a clear, concise and actionable manner.
  • Experience with camera image ISP and architecture.
  • Experience with user study, human perception and psychophysics experiment design.
Locations
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com.
Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. You may view our Equal Employment Opportunity notice here. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Meta, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. You may view Meta's Pay Transparency Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice, and Notice to Applicants for Employment and Employees by clicking on their corresponding links. Additionally, Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com.