LINGUIST List 29.1378

Wed Mar 28 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Research Application Scientist, Nuance Communications

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 28-Mar-2018
From: Lea Mencner <lea.mencnernuance.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Research Application Scientist, Nuance Communications, Aachen, Germany
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Aachen, Germany
Web Address: https://www.nuance.com
Job Title: Research Application Scientist

Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

R&D in natural language understanding (NLU). Assist in all aspects of planning, developing and maintaining high-quality NLU systems for customers. Job includes new feature development, accuracy improvement, project maintenance, and language-targeted research for improvements.

Responsibilities:
- Development of the NLU pipeline, especially for German
- Development of new features in NLU
- NLU accuracy improvements
- Responding to QA and customer reported issues
- Accuracy checking of annotations
- Contribute to team effort to improvement of entire NLU system
- Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for security

Qualifications:
- 0-2 years of work experience. Promising graduates are encouraged to apply!
- Native or near-native speaker of German
- Experience in NLP, especially natural language understanding
- Programming skills (especially scripting to support research experiments)

Preferred Skills:
- Machine learning
- Python, Java
- proficiency in additional languages a plus

Education: Master’s in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, or related field (or similar work experience)

Application Deadline: This position has been filled

Email Address for Applications: lea.mencnernuance.com
Contact Information:
Lea Mencner
Email: lea.mencnernuance.com

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