Meta AR/VR Job | Research Scientist Intern, Ultrasound/Acoustics (PhD)

Job(岗位): Research Scientist Intern, Ultrasound/Acoustics (PhD)

Type(岗位类型): Hardware | Research

Citys(岗位城市): Redmond, WA

Date(发布日期): Before 2021-12-14


The Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) Sensors Team is helping build novel products in Augmented and Virtual Reality. Facebook AR/VR research in Motion Sensing Hardware is driving the state-of-the-art forward through relentless innovation. Our team explores, develops, and delivers new cutting-edge technologies that serve as the foundation of current and future AR/VR products at Facebook.

Our team is looking for an intern candidates with expertise in ultrasound/audio system design, simulation, signal processing, instrumentation, and characterization to help with the development of novel sensor architectures within the Sensors Team, while collaborating with experts across multiple domains.

Our internships are twelve (12) to sixteen (16) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.


Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree in EE or related field with a focus on Ultrasound, Acoustics, or Microelectromechanical Systems

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

Understanding of conventional ultrasound transducers and systems

Experience with acoustic simulation using COMSOL, ANSYS, K-Wave, or similar software


Collaborate with other researchers and engineers across both hardware and research teams at Facebook to develop ultrasonic/acoustics-based tracking systems

Deliver physics-based modeling, simulation, and analysis in support of the development and integration of high-performance sensors for AR/VR systems and wearables

Work on instrumentation and characterization of ultrasonic sensors and systems

Design novel systems and algorithms that advance the state-of-the-art

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship

Strong background in analog and digital signal processing algorithms

Familiarity with phased-array ultrasound transducers and imaging/ranging techniques

Hands-on experience with testing and characterization of ultrasound/acoustic devices using laboratory instrumentation such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and network analyzers

Experience coding in Matlab or Python