Effective communication is hard. It requires talent, skill, and a lot of effort. Enter Grammarly, the first widely adopted AI communication assistant helping people with the content and meaning of their writing. Grammarly helps millions of people make their written communication clear, mistake-free, and effective. With a $110 million growth equity investment, Grammarly is changing the way the world communicates—enabling people to write exactly what they mean, every time.
To help us reach that goal, we are looking for a curious Senior Computational Linguist with an interest in Natural Language Processing, a passion for English, and excellent knowledge of English grammar.
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!
What You Will Accomplish
Use rule-based and statistical methods in NLP to develop and improve error-correction checks.
Conduct research on a variety of tasks, work with large corpora, design algorithms, and implement solutions for new error-correction checks.
Research different modes, genres, and styles of writing to improve Grammarly’s performance.
Improve current text processing tools and implement new ones.
Coordinate development of corpora, including data extraction, annotation, and crowdsourced experiments.
Coordinate resource-creation projects.
Mentor junior computational linguists and improve programming skills.
Deepen knowledge and skills in NLP, and develop ML and DL skills, depending on career trajectory.
Talents You Bring to the Team
Embody our E.A.G.E.R values (Ethical, Adaptable, Gritty, Empathetic, and Remarkable).
MS or PhD in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, or another Linguistics-related discipline.
Fluent English, great understanding of English grammar, syntax, semantics, and usage, especially in writing.
At least two years of experience in Computational Linguistics/NLP.
Substantial experience in at least one programming language as well as working knowledge of NLP libraries and understanding of statistical methods in NLP.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills. Experience teaching English as a first or a second language preferred.
How to apply:
Please mention NLP People as a source when applying
Grammarly (www.grammarly.com) improves communication among the world’s 2+ billion English writers. Its flagship product, the Grammarly Editor, corrects contextual spelling mistakes, checks for more than 250 common grammar errors, and enhances vocabulary usage. More than 3 million registered users worldwide trust Grammarly’s products, which are also licensed by more than 100 leading universities and corporations.
It’s easy to use Grammarly’s subscription products. First, copy and paste any piece of English writing into Grammarly’s editor, or install the Grammarly® Plugin for Microsoft® Office Software. Grammarly’s algorithms flag potential errors in the text and suggest corrections so that users can make an informed decision about whether, and how, to correct an issue.
Grammarly also provides free resources to English writers, including:
-- Grammarly® Answers, an online Q&A community for English writing questions
-- Grammarly® Handbook, an online guide for English writing
-- Grammarly® Words, a