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Analytical Linguist, Responsible AI

GrammarlyRemote; United StatesFull-time$110k - $169kOct 17, 2023
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Grammarly is excited to offer a remote-first hybrid working model. Team members work primarily remotely in the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Germany, or Poland. Certain roles have specific location requirements to facilitate collaboration at a particular Grammarly hub.

All roles have an in-person component: Conditions permitting, teams meet 2–4 weeks every quarter at one of Grammarly’s hubs in San Francisco, Kyiv, New York, Vancouver, and Berlin, or in a workspace in Kraków. This flexible approach gives team members the best of both worlds: plenty of focus time along with in-person collaboration that fosters trust and unlocks creativity.

Grammarly team members in this role must be based in the United States or Canada, and they must be able to collaborate in person 2 weeks per quarter, traveling if necessary to the hub(s) where the team is based.

The opportunity 

Every day, tens of millions of people and 50,000 professional teams worldwide trust Grammarly’s AI and human expertise to help ideate, compose, revise, and comprehend communications. Our team members have the autonomy to take on exciting challenges in pursuit of our mission to improve lives by improving communication. Together, we’re building on more than a decade of steady growth and profitability. We’re defining the communication assistance category with our tailored service offerings: Grammarly Free, Grammarly Premium, Grammarly Business, and Grammarly for Education. Our latest product offering, GrammarlyGO, brings the power of generative AI to our users. It all begins with our team collaborating in an inclusive, values-driven, and learning-oriented environment.

To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for an experienced Analytical Linguist to join our Responsible AI team. The person in this role will bring NLP expertise and experience working on technical products to help make Grammarly products fair and unbiased. They will define and develop data-analysis processes for bias and fairness, working with qualitative and quantitative methods, and they will inform product strategy with these findings.

Grammarly’s engineers and researchers have the freedom to innovate and uncover breakthroughs—and, in turn, influence our product roadmap. The complexity of our technical challenges is growing rapidly as we scale our interfaces, algorithms, and infrastructure. Read more about our stack or hear from our team on our technical blog.

Your impact

As an Analytical Linguist on the Responsible AI team, you will have the opportunity to help shape Grammarly’s approach to Responsible AI. To do this, you will supplement your NLP and linguistics expertise by learning about the functionality of Grammarly’s product offerings, staying up to date on developments in the field, and collaborating with cross-functional partners on our Product, Marketing, User Experience, Engineering, and Design teams. 

In this role, you will:

  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses of language data.
  • Identify risks related to bias and offensive content, as well as opportunities to improve fairness and safety of language models and other product offerings.
  • Advise cross-functional partners on responsible AI.
  • Establish evaluation guidelines for bias and fairness, as well as processes for other team members to follow.
  • Mentor other team members and ensure the team produces high-quality and consistent evaluations.
  • Research to stay on top of developments in responsible AI.
  • Develop annotated corpora. 
  • Contribute to technical blogs, conferences, and thematic meetups.


We’re looking for someone who

  • Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable.
  • Is able to collaborate in person 2 weeks per quarter, traveling if necessary to the hub where the team is based.
  • Has 3+ years of relevant experience working on NLP products in tech.
  • Has a master’s or doctorate in linguistics or a closely related field. 
  • Is a self-starter who enjoys defining and driving projects while knowing how to collaborate effectively.
  • Is adept at managing stakeholders and can build connections across the company, including with the Product, Marketing, User Experience, Engineering, and Design teams.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills and effectively articulates their ideas, research plans, and findings.
  • Has solid knowledge of Python or other popular scripting languages for processing text.
  • Has experience specifically working on questions of bias, fairness, and sensitive content in ML/NLP. 

Support for you, professionally and personally

  • Professional growth: We believe that autonomy and trust are key to empowering our team members to do their best, most innovative work in a way that aligns with their interests, talents, and well-being. We support professional development and advancement with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
  • A connected team: Grammarly builds a product that helps people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. Our remote-first hybrid model enables a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER (ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable) values. We work to foster belonging among team members in a variety of ways. This includes our employee resource groups, Grammarly Circles, which promote connection among those with shared identities, such as BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ team members, women, and parents. We also celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific programs. 

Compensation and benefits

Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package encompassing the following and more: 

  • Excellent health care (including a wide range of medical, dental, vision, mental health, and fertility benefits)
  • Disability and life insurance options
  • 401(k) and RRSP matching 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Twenty days of paid time off per year, eleven days of paid holidays per year, and unlimited sick days 
  • Home office stipends
  • Caregiver and pet care stipends
  • Wellness stipends
  • Admission discounts
  • Learning and development opportunities

Grammarly takes a market-based approach to compensation, which means base pay may vary depending on your location. Our US and Canada locations are categorized into compensation zones based on each geographic region’s cost of labor index. For more information about our compensation zones and locations where we currently support employment, please refer to this page. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Base pay may vary considerably depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The expected salary ranges for this position are outlined below by compensation zone and may be modified in the future. 

United States: 
Zone 1: $138,000 – $169,000year (USD)
Zone 2: $124,000 – $152,000/year (USD)
Zone 3: $117,000 – $144,000/year (USD)
Zone 4: $110,000 – $135,000/year (USD)

We encourage you to apply

At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage all—especially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizations—to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, political belief, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and a participant in the US federal E-Verify program (US). We also abide by the Employment Equity Act (Canada).

Please note that EEOC is optional and specific to US-based candidates.




All team members meeting in person for official Grammarly business or working from a hub location are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated against COVID-19.


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