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Senior Research Scientist - Deep learning

Apply Job ID 1-40061 Date posted 09/23/2019 Location Aachen, Germany

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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.

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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 Healthcare team...caring for clinicians the way they care for patients. Beyond words. We create technology that lets clinicians capture and document care quickly and easily so they can focus their attention on their patients.

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”.

Join our Enterprise team…;great customer service starts here. We design virtual assistants for intelligent and effortless customer service helping customers find the information they need using whatever channel they prefer.

Join our Imaging team…;greater document flexibility for more personal productivity.  We are passionate about designing and building secure technology that empowers companies to gain control of their document management processes and ensure their proprietary and customer information is protected.

Job Summary:

The candidate will pursue cutting edge research aligned with Nuance’s long-term AI roadmap. The focus will be on developing or improving deep learning algorithms/models for natural language understanding (e.g., understanding conversational dialog).     


  • Conduct research and experiments to develop or improve deep learning models for natural language understanding
  • Implement prototypes to test new ideas and algorithms
  • Analyze and improve performance of existing algorithms
  • Transfer knowledge to teams productizing research ideas
  • Lead student internship projects
  • Publish papers in renowned conferences and journals
  • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for securing


  • PhD or Masters

Minimum years of work experience: 

  • 2+

Required skills: 

  • Machine learning with experience in deep learning neural networks
  • Experience of machine learning libraries such as TensorFlow or PyTorch
  • Good programming and debugging skills; able to prototype research ideas effectively.
  • Experience running accuracy experiments and systematically improving performance.
  • Should be able to take initiative, but also follow a plan and work well as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills (written and oral).

Preferred skills: 

  • Track record of deep learning publications in renowned journals and conferences
  • Good knowledge of the state-of-the-art techniques in natural language understanding
  • Strong experience in a scripting language (e.g. Python) 
  • Experience in natural language processing for medical reports

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