Mixed Methods Researcher Position at Facebook

Type of Opportunity Internships

Deadline 30 June,2021

Country USA Open to All Organizer Facebook


Apply for University Graduate Mixed Methods Researcher at Facebook in the United States of America. Come join a diverse and collaborative team of researchers who work directly with product and marketing to make the best social platform for Facebook’s two billion+ users. The primary research ranges from formative to evaluative, using approaches such as focus groups, in-depth interviews, quantitative surveys, and statistical modeling. For this Mixed Methods Researcher Position, Facebook is looking for individuals with mixed-methods backgrounds (experts in both qualitative and quantitative methods), with an understanding of how to integrate diverse sources of insights. The right candidates will have done rigorous, creative, impactful primary research, and will be excellent communicators, passionate about empowering people with online social platforms, comfortable in a flat, fast-moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on bringing compelling and relevant online experiences to as many people as possible around the world.


Work closely with cross-functional partners (product management, data science, analytics, business, design, engineering) to identify and prioritize knowledge gaps in our understanding the ways in which users of the Facebook family of apps experience the social world, and design research that uniquely contributes to solving for those knowledge gaps. Design and execute end-to-end custom primary research using a wide variety of methods (quantitative methods and qualitative methods), and interpret analysis through the lens of business impact, UX, HCI, and social science. Adapt methods to the research question at hand using a range of qualitative and quantitative methods, weave together qualitative and quantitative insights for data-informed understanding. Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways. Deliver actionable research insights that make the Facebook user experience measurably better. Effectively manages and prioritizes research plans through ambiguous and fast-changing environments, align and efficiently execute critical insights and work with a large group of stakeholders. Lead and deliver research share-outs to a cross-functional team to encourage empathy with and understanding of the Facebook experience for different segments, and identify clear opportunities Facebook can address to improve the experience. Collaborate closely with other researchers. Willingness to travel internationally Mixed Methods Researcher Position Internships ; Political Science, Economics, Psychology), or in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Informatics, Econometrics) with experience answering social questions. Knowledge of lab, field, individual and group based qualitative methods, as well as quantitative, behavioral analysis, and statistical concepts including survey design. Mixed method experience, leading with qualitative methods: interviewing, focus groups, ethnography, remote as well as field studies. Experience with survey and questionnaire design, log analysis, sampling, and statistical analyses of survey or behavioral data. Experience conducting international/cross-cultural research, particularly in Emerging Markets. Experience leading cross-functional partners in international research and international research trips. Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.


Facebook, Inc. is an American social media and technology company based in Menlo Park, California. It is one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google. Facebook is one of the world’s most valuable companies.

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