LINGUIST List 30.222

Tue Jan 15 2019

Jobs: Japanese; Korean; Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Nuance Communications

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 11-Jan-2019
From: Lea Mencner <>
Subject: Japanese; Korean; Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Nuance Communications
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Germany, Aachen; UK, Marlow or Teddington; Canada, Montreal
Web Address:
Job Title: Research Application Scientist - Japanese and/or Korean NLU
Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
Korean (kor)


As a Research Application Scientist you will support us in the R&D in natural
language understanding (NLU) for Japanese and/or Korean. You will assist in
all aspects of planning, developing and maintaining high-quality NLU systems
for customers. The job includes new feature development, accuracy improvement,
project maintenance, and language-targeted research for improvements.

- Contribute to development of the NLU pipeline, especially for Japanese
and/or Korean
- 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

- Knowledge of NLP and/or Machine Learning
- Programming skills (especially scripting to support research experiments)
- Native or high proficiency in Japanese and/or Korean

Preferred Skills:
- Natural Language Understanding
- Machine learning;
- Python, Java

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

To apply, please send your CV to the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2019 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Lea Mencner

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