Senior Researcher, NLP


About the role:

AssemblyAI is growing quickly, and we’re searching for a Senior Researcher specializing in NLP Modeling to join our NLP team!  With significant investment and strong leadership to fuel our growth, it’s the perfect time to join AssemblyAI. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide scientific leadership on high-impact ambitious research projects

  • Ensure we are performing sound scientific research that is of publication quality

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest research in the NLU domains and share this knowledge with the team

  • Replicate state-of-the-art Deep Learning models based on conference/journal publications

  • Manage research project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables

  • Collaborate with engineering to productionize and release new models to production

What You’ll Need:

  • Master's degree in Machine Learning or equivalent practical experience

  • 5+ years experience in Machine Learning research

  • 4+ years experience in Deep Learning research in either the ASR of NLU domain

    • Track record of conference or journal publications

  • 2+ years experience in industry applied research in ASR or NLU

Nice to Have:

  • PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, or a related technical field

  • 1+ year of experience mentoring junior researchers on doing research and having it published

  • 1+ year of experience writing models in Google JAX and training them on TPU hardware

Pay Transparency:

AssemblyAI strives to recruit and retain exceptional talent from diverse backgrounds while ensuring pay equity for our team. Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size, stage and industry, and are one part of many compensation, benefits and other reward opportunities we provide.

There are many factors that go into salary determinations, including relevant experience, skill level and qualifications assessed during the interview process, and maintaining internal equity with peers on the team. The range shared below is a general expectation for the function as posted, but we are also open to considering candidates who may be more or less experienced than outlined in the job description. In this case, we will communicate any updates in the expected salary range.

Lastly, the provided range is the expected salary for candidates in the U.S. Outside of those regions, there may be a change in the range, which again, will be communicated to candidates.

Salary range: $170K - $230K 


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