PhD Recruiting, Recruiter

(New York, NY)

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Facebook is seeking an experienced and energetic recruiter to support PhD recruiting efforts for specialized research groups in engineering. The ideal candidate will have technical recruiting experience with PhD students in a high volume, high touch environment. We’re looking for a self-driven, communicative team player that is detail-oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills. You will be responsible for hiring world-class research candidates that will be advancing the field of artificial intelligence. Your work will have a direct impact on the team, culture, and identity of Facebook. This role is located in our New York, NY office.


  • Manage the full-cycle recruiting process for PhD candidates across different locations
  • Partner closely with adjacent recruiting teams to ensure smooth candidate transition and consistent candidate experience
  • Collaborate with client groups and hiring managers to understand their hiring needs and to develop recruiting strategies
  • Drive offer process – including extending offers, closing candidates, and generating offer letters
  • Facilitate interview and hiring discussions with interviewers and hiring managers
  • Innovate on ways to build a talent pipeline from top Computer Science PhD programs
  • Partner with Academic Relations team to leverage and build relationships resulting in candidate pipelines

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree with 3+ years of experience in recruiting
  • Ability to speak to our technology/industry
  • Experience partnering with managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process
  • Knowledge of programming languages, web technologies, software development process and emerging technologies
  • Ability to travel during recruiting cycles

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience recruiting for technical roles
  • Experience recruiting PhD candidates

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