Research Scientist - Text Summarization

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Research Scientist - Text Summarization

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The role will entail working alongside a friendly team of experienced researchers to develop Text Summarization techniques and deploy them to our online video conference product.

Responsibilities :

  • Research, propose, and execute next-generation model architectures

  • Prototype new techniques, compare results, and work with ML Engineering team

  • Research and develop state of the art ML Models

  • Work closely with the ML Engineering team in influencing the roadmap and execution

  • Propose and implement metrics to measure the model performance

  • Work with the customers and product manager to understand the pain points and iterate

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to lead research to improve machine-learning algorithms which understand text, audio, speech, and other modalities

  • Publications in top ML conferences (NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR) or application specific conferences (EMNLP, InterSpeech, ICASSP, and ACL)

  • Experience holding an academic, industry, or government research scientist position

  • Ph.D. from top tier university in machine learning or related field (AI, computer science).

  • Experience leading a project to solve complex modelling problems with machine learning

  • Highly experienced in theoretical and empirical research for addressing research problems

  • Experienced with basic software development (C++, Python, etc)

Please note : This position will be based out of Karlsruhe, Germany

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