Profectus Recruitment

Senior NLP Algorithm Researcher

London – Hybrid


Profectus have again partnered with an applied AI research company who are passionate about creating value through AI research. They solve core business problems in areas like Healthcare, Insurance and finance and are looking for a skilled researcher to join their growing applied research group in an effort to help them to break down some of the problems in mass AI adoption and to support the development of their core product.


  • PhD. in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science, Bioinformatics, or a related discipline + 3 years of experience building NLP models for business application (or M.Sc. + 5 years) 
  • In-depth understanding of both classic and modern NLP techniques 
  • Evidence of technical ownership of large projects 
  • Strong software engineering skills and best practices 
  • Fluency in Python, and experience with PyTorch and Transformers libraries 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

 Preferred Experience:

  • Experience of mentoring or supervising junior members of the team, students, or interns. 
  • Contributions to the research community: publishing papers at top conferences, patents, or open-source software 
  • Interest in general machine learning topics such as explainability, model drift monitoring, confidence estimation, modelling data distributions, knowledge distillation. 

What you’ll be doing:

● Work in a highly agile team environment with other researchers, engineers, and product managers.
● Design, implement, and evaluate machine learning algorithms to solve the most challenging problems in industry, primarily focusing on NLP, and complex tabular data.
● Stay up to date with the published state of the art, and strive to innovate beyond it.
● Take ownership of the development process and the product components
● Create a tangible impact on the product, and improve our customers’ experience

This role is only open to UK residents with full working rights, any applicants that do not meet these requirements will not be contacted. Expected frequency in office is 2 days and 3 days WFH.


For further information about this opportunity, please get in touch on the details listed or simply hit apply if you match up to the requirements!


Tagged as: NLP, Python, PyTorch, Research, Transformers

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