Nuance

Research Scientist

US-CA-Sunnyvale | US-MA-Remote - Burlington | CA-QC-Montreal | US-Remote
Job ID
1-34126
Category
Research & Development - Research Engineering
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

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

Summary: The candidate is expected to contribute research and prototype implementations for our Collaborative Dialogue Manager (CDM). CDM is a plan-based dialogue system.  

 

Responsibilities: The candidate will work within a team of researchers engaged in state-of-the-art dialogue research and, as part of that team, will interact with other Lab researchers involved in natural language understanding, AI reasoning and technology transition. The candidate is expected to contribute innovative ideas to these teams as well as publish within the research community. An important duty is to also contribute to the software development of system prototypes as well as the testing and integration with other NLU and reasoning components. It is expected that the candidate works effectively with other researchers within the Lab.

 

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 1+

 

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence or Natural language processing
  • Experience with models of dialogue or BDI/plan-based models of collaboration or rationality. 
  • Experience building dialogue systems is preferred
  • Java programming experience is preferred
  • Good communication skills is essential 
  • Comfortable working in team settings

 

Preferred Skills: Research background in dialogue processing or plan-based systems 

 

Education: PhD in computer science or equivalent.

 

Additional Information

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.

 

Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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