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Staff Machine Learning Scientist



Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Overjet is on a mission to improve oral health for all.

Our cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology encodes dentist-level training and analysis into scalable software tools. Today, our flagship products are used by some of the country’s largest insurance companies, dental support organizations, and dental practices to enable the best patient care.

We’re building an ambitious team of data scientists, software engineers, clinicians, and business thinkers and doers.

Overjet is backed by an amazing consortium of Venture Capital including General Catalyst, Insight Partners, Crosslink Capital and the E14 Fund. The company has raised nearly $80 million in capital to accelerate talent acquisition and product development driven by strong demand for Overjet’s dental AI.

The Role

As a Staff ML Scientist, you will successfully develop novel and SOTA techniques to solve our customer clinical problems. You will create AI innovations that uniquely target problems in the dental space, and work to develop our next generation of AI systems that can be seamlessly integrated into clinical settings.


  • Design novel multimodal deep learning architectures and techniques to solidify Overjet's position as the market leading Dental AI vendor.
  • Demonstrate AI thought leadership via publications in reputable AI and Dental publications and talks at leading conferences.
  • Propose annotation strategies designed for optimal model performance.
  • Lead and mentor junior machine learning engineers and raise the ML bar across Overjet.
  • Work cross-functionally across diverse stakeholders, including product managers, customer success, engineering and clinicians.


  • 6+ years of commercial experience working on machine learning projects
  • Expertise in developing and deep understanding of SOTA (CLIP, BLIP, Prismer, ViT, LLMs, CNN, etc.) and novel DL architectures in Computer Vision and MultiModal AI
  • Experience building models with multi-modal input such as images and text
  • Experience working and communicating cross functionally.
  • Strong experience in at least two of the following CV tasks - classification, object detection, semantic segmentation, instance segmentation, panoptic segmentation
  • PhD in machine learning, computer science, statistics, mathematics or similar field
  • A publication record in leading AI/ML journals (e.g. CVPR, ICML, MICCAI) and/or patent portfolio
  • Strong experience in ML lifecycle components - data engineering, labeling, model training, validation and deployment.
  • Demonstrable experience with developing models and techniques that have enjoyed industry success
  • Passionate about making a lasting positive difference in dental/healthcare

Why Overjet?

  • Competitive Compensation and Equity
  • Fully Remote Working Policy for US Based Employees
  • 401k plans with a matching program
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage: 99% employee premium covered, 75% dependent premium covered
  • Life and AD+D Insurance
  • 8 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Optional HSA with Employer contribution
  • Flexible Time Off and company paid holidays
  • Annual Learning and Development Stipend
  • Work from Home Stipend

Overjet's Values

  • Ambition: We set ambitious goals and strive for excellence.
  • Velocity: We focus, act with urgency, and deliver results.
  • Ownership: We take ownership, dive deep and solve problems.
  • Win-win: We play to win, setting ourselves and our customers up for success.
  • Growth:We stay curious, seek feedback, and continuously learn and grow.

Company Recognition

  • — Fast Company World Changing Ideas for Overjet’s FDA-cleared dental AI
  • 2023 — Fast Company World Most Innovative Companies
  • 2023 — Fast Company Top 10 Healthcare Companies in the World
  • 2022 AI-50 Forbes
  • 2022 22 Start-ups to Watch in 2022 - Built in Boston
  • 2021 AI 100 Ranking, showcasing the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence companies in the world - CB Insights
  • 2021 Digital Health 150, highlighting the 150 most promising private digital health companies in the world - CB Insights
  • 2020 & 2019 Digital Health 150 - CB Insights


Overjet is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe diversity enriches our team so we hire people with a wide range of identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Even if you don't meet 100% of the qualifications for this job, we strongly encourage you to apply!

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