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Research Scientist

About Maluuba

Maluuba’s goal is to achieve Artificial General Intelligence by teaching machines to think, reason and communicate. We’re an early leader in using deep learning to solve language-understanding problems and in training machines to model the decision-making capabilities of the human brain. Based in the global AI hub of Montréal, our team consists of experts in their respective fields.

About the Job

As a Research Scientist at Maluuba you will take on challenging problems in areas at the confluence of your expertise and our roadmap. You will identify opportunities to conduct experiments, build models and frameworks and drive advances through groundbreaking research. Your work may focus on applying Machine learning, Deep Learning, and Reinforcement Learning to Natural Language Processing.

You will work closely with internal colleagues as well as through our partnerships with leading academic institutions. Maluuba provides access to the best hardware and resources and you will be supported by a team of engineers and software developers. Our research philosophy encourages knowledge sharing so you will work towards publishing papers and speaking and participating at leading industry events.


  • Develop cutting edge research in Machine intelligence and Natural language processing
  • Suggest and engage in team collaborations and work towards long-term ambitious research goals, while identifying intermediate milestones
  • Work with external collaborators and maintain relationships with relevant research labs and partnerships


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. and publications in Machine learning, Statistics, Computer Science, Natural Language Processing, dialogue systems or related technical field
  • A track record of published papers demonstrating your experience in your research field
  • Hands on experience with Python
  • Hands on experience with at least one of the following tools: Theano, Tensorflow, Pylearn/Pylearn2 , Torch or a similar toolkit

Our culture is friendly, energetic and light hearted while remaining highly productive. We work with the brightest minds in our industry. We offer a competitive compensation package, a comprehensive company-paid health and benefits plan, a generous vacation policy and various opportunities to share in our success.

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