AI Resident — Octanove Labs

Octanove Labs is looking for an AI Resident who is interested in pursuing an AI career and working on cutting-edge natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning (ML) research. Possible research topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Language education
  • Grammatical error correction
  • Text profiling (i.e., annotating text with difficulty, vocabulary, and grammar)
  • Text generation and writing assistance for language education
  • Machine translation and transliteration

As an AI Resident, you will be matched with an experienced mentor and will receive AI research training. If any of these topics interest you, this position for you.

What we do

Octanove Labs is an independent, for-profit AI research lab. Our mission is to promote intercultural understanding through education and language technologies. We work on research and development in NLP and ML, focusing on language education and multilingual NLP. Our clients include world-class institutions and startups such as the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Earth Species Project, RIKEN AIP, and more.

Your responsibilities

  • Research and prototype NLP/ML models and systems for the topics listed above
  • Publish your work as a paper and/or share your work as an open source project

Required qualifications

  • Hold or currently pursuing MS/PhD degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Linguistics, or relevant fields. We welcome applications from diverse background
  • Basic understanding of algorithms, data structures, data science, ML, and related concepts
  • Strong interests in languages and education

Preferred qualifications

  • Software development experience in Python (preferred), C++, and/or Java
  • Deep learning development experience using PyTorch, TensorFlow, or other frameworks
  • Fluency in languages other than English (fluency in one or more Asian languages is a plus)


  • This is a paid position.
  • We consider full-time as well as part-time candidates.
  • You can participate remotely.

If you are interested in applying, please email us at with your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position.