Linguamatics is a leading provider of text mining solutions with a current emphasis on high value healthcare, biomedical and life science applications. Thanks to our world-class team, and innovative use of natural language processing (NLP) based technology, our software is acknowledged as a leading solution for complex medical and scientific data and has been adopted by many of the world’s leading healthcare and pharmaceutical organizations. We are now looking for a clinical NLP specialist to be located initially in the Bay Area to be embedded in one of the country’s leading healthcare organizations (following a training period at our offices in Westborough, MA).
Key tasks and responsibilities
Work on-site with our customer to develop NLP-based solutions that integrate with EHR data and support business and research workflows
Be an evangelist for Linguamatics’ healthcare solutions, proactively seeking to solve problems of value to the customer
Feed customer requirements back to the product development team and help test new software releases
Support the customer and ensure their success in using the product to gain maximum ROI
Develop compelling case studies showing how the software can be used to solve real-world problems in healthcare. There will also be opportunities to author papers for submission to scientific journals
Travel nationally and sometimes internationally to customer sites to present the Linguamatics solutions and provide training where appropriate
The ideal candidate will have the following skills, experience and qualifications:
Deep knowledge of NLP text mining especially information extraction from clinical data
Deep knowledge of healthcare informatics and/or information management
Experience working with domain ontologies such as ICD9 & 10, MeSH, MedRA, RxNorm, SNOMED CT
Familiarity with healthcare and life science information (e.g. EHRs and ClinicalTrials.gov)
Experience of working with customers, ideally in a pre- or post-sales support role
Good project management skills and experience
Excellent communication and presentation skills
A pro-active attitude and ability to work in a team
Medical, life science, medical informatics, computational biology or similar degree, preferably to postgraduate level
This is a challenging and exciting role in a young, growing company with headquarters in the UK and a rapidly expanding presence in the US, and an opportunity to work with leading organizations and practitioners to change the way that clinical data is used to improve health outcomes.
Linguamatics is the world leader in deploying innovative natural language processing (NLP)-based text mining for high-value knowledge discovery, information extraction and decision support. Linguamatics I2E is used by leading hospitals, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), premier academic institutions and 16 of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies.
I2E can be used to mine a wide variety of text resources, such as scientific literature, electronic health records, patents, clinical trials data, news feeds and proprietary content. I2E is available as an in-house enterprise system and a software-as-a-service (SaaS) on the cloud.
Typical applications in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, healthcare, government and other sectors include:
• Mapping gene-disease relationships and identifying potentially novel therapeutic targets
• Biomarker discovery
• Drug repurposing
• Drug safety
• Mining electronic medical records to improve prediction of health outcomes
• Patent analysis
• Clinical tri