Who We Are
Kensho is a 100-person AI & machine learning company, centered around providing cutting-edge solutions to meet the challenges of some of the largest & most successful businesses & institutions. Our toolkit illuminates insights by helping the world better understand, process, & leverage messy data. Specifically, our solutions largely involve natural language processing (NLP) & include speech recognition (ASR), entity linking (Named Entity Disambiguation), structured document extraction, automated database linking, text classification, & more. We are continuously expanding our portfolio & are looking for passionate researchers to help us build & deploy state-of-the-art models across a variety of domains!
At Kensho, we believe in flexibility-first, & give our employees the opportunity to work from where they feel most productive & engaged (must be in the United States). We also value in-person collaboration, so there may be times when travel to one of our Kensho hubs (NY/DC/MA) will be required for team meetings or company events.
About The Role
At Kensho, we hire talented people & give them the freedom, support, & resources needed to accomplish our shared goals. As we expand our R&D efforts, we are currently seeking a Research Scientist to join our NLP team.
You will actively conduct & publish research that concerns one or more of the following core NLP problems:
- Structured document extraction & representation
- Entity linking
- Coreference resolution
- Extreme multiclass text classification
- Question answering
- Financial NLP