Job Details

  • Title: Research Scientist
  • Code: RCI-9897876
  • Location: Menlo Park California (CA) 94025
  • Posted Date: 03/04/2020
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

Research Scientist – Policy Research


The most promising candidates in this role will demonstrate a range of technical and interpersonal skills. 

Primary duties will include:


  • Conducting original quantitative research related to our Community Standards for internal and external publication;
  • Partnering with policy and internal research experts to ensure research is identified and integrated into policy development; and
  • Supporting policy-development end-to-end process.



  • An advanced degree in one of the following disciplines: Economics, Sociology, Political Science, or Psychology, or other related disciplines;
  • Deep experience with quantitative research tools;
  • Experience applying rigorous research methods and thought to diverse, complex, and ambiguous problems; and
  • Superb communication skills.
  • experience in a policy research setting.
  • Experience working directly with policymakers or other decisionmakers.
  • Experience working in policy areas relevant to our digital platform.