Overview

Artificial intelligence (AI) is dramatically transforming people’s work and life now. Natural Language processing is in the center of the transform. Our teams have advanced the state of the art in natural language processing, speech processing, deep learning, video game AI, and even computational historical linguistics. We’re looking for folks who are smart, passionate, productive, and kind to join in our ambitious project. You will be part of an ambitious plan to reshape human-computer interaction with conversational AI. We believe that the current prevailing approaches to dialogue.

Do you want to work on a meaningful and impactful project and make a difference? Are you willing to learn from others and open to new ideas? Do you want to support others to succeed and operate in a highly collaborative and global environment? If this sounds like you, Microsoft would like to invite you to come join us as you are, where you can find more than just a job.   Read on to learn more about opportunities and apply online!

Responsibilities

We are looking for a motivated, self-driven software development engineer/scientist to join our mission to change the world with Natural language processing technology.
Address challenges in products through Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning approaches and publish papers;
Track state-of-the-arts techniques, and keep lead positions in public competitions of various NLP tasks, including IR, QA, MRC, and Dialogues, etc.
Explore fundamental challenges for NLP and make breakthrough
Improve the speech output quality in terms of naturalness, expressiveness.
Provides good guidance on core speech output algorithm investigation.
Work on collaborations with Microsoft Research
Drive the speech output technology roadmap for Microsoft

Company:

Microsoft

Qualifications:

Currently in the process of obtaining a PhD degree in CS/EE (with focus in one or more of Natural Language processing) and will have a minimum of one quarter, semester or term to complete after finishing an internship.
Effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Strong software development skills, aptitude for process design Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

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