Unbabel is accelerating the shift towards a world without language barriers by enabling trustworthy, seamless and scalable translations between companies and their customers.
International businesses trust Unbabel’s enterprise platform to open up and grow new markets by harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence and a global community of linguists.
Backed by Notion Capital, Google Ventures, Caixa Capital and Y Combinator, Unbabel is helping customers like Pinterest, Skyscanner, Under Armour, Trello and Oculus VR to understand and be understood.
We are looking for a Junior Research Scientist to conduct the research that will power the next generation of products at Unbabel.
This is a great opportunity to focus and see the impact of AI in a real business case.
What will you do?
Advance the state-of-the-art in Machine Translation, Quality Estimation, and Natural Language Processing
Play and active role in NLP and ML research communities
Foster partnerships with academia through joint projects
Coordinate with other Unbabel teams to understand key challenges of the business and where research can bring value




What do we need?
Deep knowledge of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (PhD Level)
Track record of publications on relevant areas
Experience in leading and participating on research projects
5+ years of experience with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence techniques and tools
5+ years of experience programming with Python, Java, OR C++
Hands-on experience in deep learning frameworks (e.g. Tensorflow, PyTorch, DyNet, Marian)
Have a critical mindset to judge different approaches and evaluate potential research problems
Be goal-oriented and capable of breaking research problems into milestones

Educational level:

Ph. D.

Level of experience (years):

Senior (5+ years of experience)

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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