Multiple headcounts open for a varying level of Seniority and the role is also open for our Minneapolis & Zug/London location.

Are you excited about working at the forefront of applied research in an industry setting? Thomson Reuters Labs in Toronto is seeking scientists with a passion for solving problems using state-of-the-art Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing.

What does Thomson Reuters Labs do? We experiment, we build, we deliver. We support the organization and our customers through applied research and the development of new products and technologies. TR Labs innovates collaboratively across our core segments in Legal, Tax & Accounting, Government, and Reuters News. We undertake a diverse portfolio of projects today while investing in long-term research for the future.

As a scientist in Labs, you will be part of a global interdisciplinary team of experts. We hire specialists across various AI research areas and Engineering and Design to drive the company's digital transformation. TR Labs is known for consistently delivering Artificial Intelligence projects that advance state-of-the-art support of high-growth products and serve Thomson Reuters customers in new and exciting ways.

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About the role

In this opportunity as an Applied Research Scientist, you will:

Experiment and Develop: You will execute the entire model development lifecycle, building, testing and delivering high-quality solutions. You will apply best practices for conducting reproducible research and well-managed software delivery.

Collaborate: Working on a collaborative cross-functional team, you will share information, value diverse ideas, and partner effectively with colleagues across the globe.

Deliver: You will be accountable for timely, well-managed deliverables.

Innovate: be empowered to try new approaches and learn new technologies. You will implement innovative ideas to solve real-world challenges.

Inspire: You will be a proactive communicator who is excited to share your work. You will be articulate and compelling in describing ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.

About you

You are a fit for the role of an Applied Research Scientist if you have:

Ph.D. in a relevant discipline or Master's plus a comparable level of experience

At least one year of industry experience building IR/NLP/ML systems

Solid software engineering skills for prototyping

Preferred qualifications

5+ years academic or industry experience building IR or NLP systems with the demonstrated ability to translate cutting edge research into working applications

Proficiency in PythonJava, or Scala and experience delivering minimum viable products in a large enterprise environment

Proven communication skills and ability to work on deliverables independently

Publications at workshops or conferences such as ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, SIGIR, NeurIPS, or similar