Senior Research Scientist - NLP/Machine and Deep Learning

Job ID
Research & Development - Speech Science
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Wir bei Nuance ermöglichen es den Menschen problemlos mit ihren vernetzten Geräten und der digitalen Welt zu kommunizieren.

Indem wir eine Welt schaffen, in der Menschen auf natürliche und intuitive Art und Weise mit Technik interagieren können, tragen wir dazu bei, dass die Technik dem menschlichen Handeln und Denken immer ähnlicher wird.


Unsere dynamische Technologie verwendet Analysetools und fortschrittlichste Algorithmen, um Gebrauchsgegenstände zum Leben zu erwecken und somit alltägliche Prozesse zu vereinfachen.


Werden Sie Teil unseres Mobile Team… intelligente Systeme für unterwegs. Unsere Leidenschaft gilt der Entwicklung von intelligenten Interfaces, die es Menschen ermöglichen allein mit Hilfe ihrer Stimme mit ihren Autos, Smartphones und anderen Geräten zu kommunizieren.




At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.


Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.


Join our Mobile team…intelligent systems now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart “things”.


Job Summary

As a Senior Research Scientist you will work on applying machine / deep learning to challenging natural language understanding research problems that have concrete impact on exciting real-world applications. Application areas include increased automation of clinical documentation improvement, expediting the creation of structured medical reports from physician-patient interactions and increasingly intelligent, dialog-enabled virtual assistants / collaborators for automotive and healthcare domains.



  • Conduct research and experimentation to solve problems related to Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Implement prototypes to test new ideas and algorithms
  • Participate in the productization of NLP algorithms
  • Analyze and improve performance of NLP algorithms
  • Discussing and presenting ideas and results within the team, reporting progress on a regular basis



Required Skills:

  • Machine and deep learning (neural network)
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Strong programming and debugging skills; able to efficiently prototype research ideas
  • Experience assessing, analyzing and incrementally improving system performance
  • Ability to take initiative but also follow a plan and work well within a team
  • Good written and oral communication (English)
  • Comfortable working in a Unix/Linux compute environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Extensive experience in C++ and python
  • Experience with TensorFlow or Theano
  • Experience in clinical language understanding
  • Experience in research management

Education: Advanced degree (PhD) in computer science, computational linguistics, applied mathematics, or a related field


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