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IBM Research Scientist - Natural Language Processing in Dallas, Texas


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Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Research is seeking a researcher with a background in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning to join the Natural Language Processing, Entity Resolution and Discovery Department.The ideal candidate must have an interest in system design and implementation relevant to the knowledge engineering life cycle. We are actively building the next-generation knowledge engineering platform for the creation, maintenance and consumption of "industry-specific" knowledge bases from a large number of unstructured or semi-structured content sources in the public or enterprise domain. Industry-specific knowledge bases are the foundation of many emerging AI services and applications.

The ideal candidate will participate in cutting edge research, build at industrial scale, and keep connected to the larger research community by regularly publishing papers and partnering with universities.

The candidate is expected to conduct innovative research on a number of components related to the life cycle for knowledge engineering, including:

  • Creation, maintenance and evolution of domain schema to capture domain concepts of interest,

  • Scalable systems, tools and methodologies to support the development of individual analytic stages involved in creating knowledge from multiple sources, including text analytics, entity resolution and integration, cleansing, data transformations and machine learning

  • Domain adaptability and easy-to-use interfaces for key user personae for the individual analytic stages

  • Scalable content services infrastructure that enables production-level deployment of these analytic workflows with support for continuous monitoring, introspection and recovery in the knowledge base creation process

  • Techniques and methods for scalable and flexible indexing and querying support over the knowledge base supporting structured and search style queries, entity queries, as well as ad-hoc and exploratory queries

  • Easy-to-use knowledge consumption interfaces for both human and machine consumption including support for discovery and ad-hoc NLQ driven interfaces

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • PhD degree in computer science, electrical engineering, statistics, or related technical field.

  • Deep knowledge in NLP and machine learning – including semantic parsing, deep learning, and scalable analysis of large knowledge graphs.

  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages and machine learning packages.

  • Publication record in top-tier journals or conferences such as NIPS, CVPR, ICML, ICLR, IJCAI, AAAI, KDD, or similar

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • None

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Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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