Research Scientist, Natural Language Processing

San Francisco
At ASAPP, our mission is to solve complex and challenging problems by building transformative machine learning-powered products. We leverage artificial intelligence to address significant challenges that share three common characteristics: huge economic scale, systemic inefficiencies, and tremendous amounts of data. Our talented teams that drive our product innovation and development are located in New York City, San Francisco, Mountain View, and Buenos Aires.

We're currently seeking a full-time Research Scientist specializing in Natural Language Processing to help us advance the field of Conversational AI and revolutionize our customer interaction platform. If you thrive in an environment of deep thinking, impactful research, and startup-paced execution, ASAPP is the ideal place for you.

What you'll do

    • Conduct novel and impactful research to advance the field of natural language processing, deep learning and machine learning
    • Be actively involved in the research community by publishing in top-tier conferences
    • Leverage the massive amounts of data generated by our products, identify research problems that are directly related to our business and products
    • Prototype and productionize your research outcome by collaborating with other functions at ASAPP

What you'll need

    • PhD in with a focus on Natural Language Processing, or equivalent experience
    • Ability to independently develop and drive original research initiatives
    • Solid record of peer reviewed publications
    • Strong communication skills

What we'd like to see

    • Familiar with at least one of the deep learning toolkits, such as Pytorch, Tensorflow and MxNet
    • Solid coding skills
    • Ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change.


    • Competitive compensation
    • Free lunch daily
    • Fully stocked kitchen and snack room
    • Fitness and wellness perk
    • Learning and development opportunities
ASAPP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. If you have a disability and need assistance with our employment application process, please email us at to obtain assistance.