Human Language Technology Researcher

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Date: Jul 11, 2018

Location: MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

The Human Language Technology Group is engaged in a wide range of information processing projects focusing on speech and language processing, text processing, and biometrics. Our speech and language processing R&D efforts include speech recognition, speaker recognition (identification, verification, and authentication), language and dialect identification, word spotting, speech coding, speech and audio signal enhancement, and machine translation. The group is initiating new R&D in advanced analytics for analyzing social networks based on speech, text, video, and network communications and activities. In each of the group's R&D areas, emphasis is placed on realistic data and experimental evaluation of techniques.

The Human Language Technology Group is seeking a candidate to work with our team on research, technology development and transfer, and applications in recommender systems, speech recognition, speaker and language recognition, cross-language information retrieval, and coordination-network analytics across speech, video, image, graphs, and text.


PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. In lieu of a PhD, a MS and 3 yrs. exp. will be considered. Demonstrated experience, knowledge, and accomplishments in machine learning and pattern recognition in human language technology application areas. Must have expertise and experience that is applicable across the speech, video, image, graph, text, and multimedia domains. Demonstrable experience in the creation of deployable software prototypes based on research. Five or more years of directly related experience. Established publication record is expected.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.