LINGUIST List 29.629
Wed Feb 07 2018
Jobs: English; Computational Linguistics: Senior Analytical Linguist, Grammarly
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Liubov Tropina <liubov.tropina
English; Computational Linguistics: Senior Analytical
Linguist, Grammarly, New York, USA E-mail this
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University or Organization: Grammarly
Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://grammarly.com
Job Title: Senior Analytical Linguist
Job Rank: Other
Areas: Computational Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)
At Grammarly, we believe that everyone should be heard and understood. We know that
clear and effective communication improves people’s lives. We also know that we want
to help everyone improve their communication. That’s why we’ve built an AI-powered
communication assistant—to help the world’s 2 billion English speakers feel heard.
So far, we’ve created a product that reaches 10 million people every day. Join us to
reach the next 100 million.
We’re looking for an ambitious
Senior Analytical Linguist to build and lead a team of linguists. At Grammarly, we
use a combination of machine learning, deep learning, and pattern-based methods to
drive our high-quality writing feedback. Linguists are essential to improving the
quality of our checks, developing training and evaluation sets for our statistical
approaches, and conducting user experiments. The team you assemble will be the first
of its kind at Grammarly and is critical to driving our data-driven approaches.
At Grammarly, our impact comes from a strong culture with highly engaged, highly
motivated team members. We hire exceptional people and reward them with trust,
autonomy, mentorship, and the freedom to grow into their roles. We’re a passionate,
growing team on a mission to improve lives by improving communication. If you’re up
for the challenge, we would love to meet you!
- Build and
lead a team of analytical linguists who will support our NLP research and product
- Develop long-term strategy and processes for our data and annotation
- Work with product teams to improve the feedback we provide to our
- Create the best experience for our growing base of Grammarly users.
This is the right opportunity for you if:
- You embody our E.A.G.E.R.
values (Ethical, Adaptable, Gritty, Empathetic, Remarkable).
- You have a Ph.D.
in linguistics and at least three years of industry experience as an analytical
linguist or in a closely related field, or a master’s in linguistics with at least
five years of industry experience.
- You are a strong, collaborative leader who
can build a team of linguists devoted to annotation, evaluation, and data quality.
- You have experience with research processes, qualitative and quantitative
analyses, and experimental design.
- You have experience with scripting
languages (preferably Python) in a Linux environment.
- You are able to speak
and write English fluently and have a nuanced grasp of English communication and
It almost goes without saying that we'll offer you:
goals, challenging work, fast learning cycles, practical training, and meaningful
- Project exposure and ownership that impacts our world, users,
product, colleagues, and business.
- Healthcare, 401K, communication coaching,
and great coworkers!
Our Commitment to Diversity:
experiences, ideas, and identities of Grammarly’s team members help us make better
decisions and drive great results for our users. We foster an inclusive work
environment that welcomes team members of all backgrounds and perspectives. As an
equal opportunity employer, we evaluate candidates based solely on talents, skills,
and knowledge. Grammarly participates in E-Verify.
(Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: http://bit.ly/2EaDCRC
Recruiter Liubov Tropina
Page Updated: 07-Feb-2018