Research Application Scientist - Japanese NLU

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Research Application Scientist - Japanese NLU

Organization: 
Nuance Communications
Country of Position: 
Germany
Contact Name: 
Lea Mencner
Subject Area: 
Applies to General Signal Processing
Start Date: 
May 08, 2019
Expiration Date: 
July 31, 2019
Position Description: 

As a Research Application Scientist you will support us in the R&D in natural language understanding (NLU) for Japanese. 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.

The position can be filled in the following office locations: Aachen (Germany) or in Burlington, MA (US)

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

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

Preferred Skills:

  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Machine learning;
  • Python, Java

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

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