Posted: 02-06-2024

Location: U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Adelphi Laboratory Center

Level: Graduate Student 

General Topic: Computer Science  

Description of Research: This opportunity is focused on Human Language Technologies, Large Language Models (LLM), and multilingual computing. As a Multilingual Computer Scientist, your primary responsibility will be to utilize LLMs to expand our military’s ability to overcome barriers to spoken communications with local nationals, non-English speaking security partners, and victims of natural disasters. You will work with multi-disciplinary teams engaged in the Americas, in Europe, and in the Indo-Pacific region seeking to provide Soldiers with technology to help them understand and be understood by foreign language speakers, even in austere environments, including operations at the tactical edge. Responsibilities include: 

  • Develop LLM to enable a new generation of speech translation systems, optimizing performance and maintaining high-quality standards on small hardware platforms.
  • Conduct experimentation on the use of neuromorphic processors to execute Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks. 
  • Collaborate closely with multi-disciplinary teams, including researchers, software engineers, and computational linguists, to analyze data, draw meaningful conclusions, and present findings. 

You will be selected based on the following qualifications: 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively to overcome technical challenges.
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in a research-driven team environment.
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