Research Scientist, Wireless (PhD)

Research Scientist, Wireless (PhD)
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Meta Reality Labs 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 Meta’s mission of connecting the world. The Reality Labs Wireless New Technology Introduction Team is looking for a research scientist to drive the state-of-the-art in wireless technology for AR/VR products.
Research Scientist, Wireless (PhD) Responsibilities
  • Research, develop and prototype wireless technologies for sensing and/or communication in AR/VR devices
  • Build strong relationships with product, research, and other cross-functional teams and execute on hardware and code deliverables
  • Develop hardware platforms and software infrastructure to accelerate research and development
  • Build technology demonstrations and communicate results to a wide range of audiences
Minimum Qualifications
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience. Degree must be completed prior to joining Meta.
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience. Degree must be completed prior to joining Meta
  • Prior research experience to one or more of the following areas: Electromagnetics and antenna technology, Radio-frequency systems, Signal processing and machine learning
  • Experience in at least one machine learning platform (PyTorch, TensorFlow, Keras, MATLAB Deep Learning Toolbox or equivalent)
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience communicating complex research in a clear, concise and actionable manner
  • Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by grants, fellowships, patents, as well as first-authored publications
  • Hands-on experience with signal processing, data analysis, machine learning models, or platform development in radar, lidar or equivalent
  • Familiarity with VR, MR, and AR platforms
  • Experience working and communicating cross-functionally in a team environment.
  • Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by grants, fellowships, patents, as well as first-authored publications at leading workshops or conferences.
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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.
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$117,000/year to $173,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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