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Meta Research Scientist, Marketing Science Research (University Grad) in Boston, Massachusetts


The Facebook platform offers marketers unprecedented opportunities to reach and engage consumers. The Advertising Product Measurement team is responsible for understanding how to measure and increase the impact of Ad Products. In service of this goal, the team conducts research on the Meta advertising platform, designs methodologies and consults with Meta product teams to guide product development and strategy.We seek an expert in research methods and inferential statistics to help direct this research. This research is instrumental in informing Meta’s advertising product strategy. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data science, research methods and statistics.

Required Skills:

Research Scientist, Marketing Science Research (University Grad) Responsibilities:

  1. Create a product measurement learning agenda in partnership with business product teams

  2. Analyze internal user data and/or leverage external surveys for product ideation

  3. Identify research questions and design rigorous research studies that solve business problems

  4. Execute or oversee the execution of experiments or causal inference methods and analyze results

  5. Present research results and make data-driven recommendations on product development strategy

  6. Liaise with product marketing managers to integrate results into sales and marketing materials

  7. Socialize/evangelize research findings generated by the Business Product Marketing Science teams within the product organization

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining Master’s Degree or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics/Biostatistics, Economics, Quantitative Social Sciences, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience

  2. Experience with applied statistics including sampling approaches, experiments, causal modeling, and data mining techniques

  3. Experience with analysis tools such as R, Python, Pandas, MATLAB, SAS or Stata

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

  5. 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with relational databases and SQL

  2. Experience in the advertising industry or consumer behavior

  3. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at