We are recruiting for multiple positions at levels from Post Doctoral Fellow to Software Engineer to participate research and software development in biomedical natural language processing (NLP) and biomedical informatics. The group’s research (http://www.bio-nlp.org/4_research_projects.phtml) involves developing algorithms and tools for gathering, analyzing and interpreting heterogeneous data from multiple sources both clinically and research related. Recruits will lead development efforts in web service tools and search engines that: retrieve and summarize big data in biomedical domain, automatically extracting information from pdf files and extracting text from images, integrate novel biomedical text mining algorithms into the web tools and search engines to enable intelligent semantic search, and mining electronic health record data for pharmacovigilance.
UMass Medical School
PhD in Computer Science, computational linguistics or Biomedical Informatics with expertise in natural language processing, machine learning or information retrieval with excellent writing and communication skills and ability to work with the research team.
About UMass Medical School
The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), the state’s first and only public academic health sciences center, focuses on enhancing the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering innovations in education, research and health care delivery. UMMS is one of the fastest-growing research institutions in the country! We educate physicians, scientists and advanced practice nurses to heal, discover, teach and care, with compassion. UMMS is a world-class institution that was ranked #5 in 2014 as one of the leading medical schools in the nation for primary care education by U.S. News & World Report. The institution ranks near the top among public medical schools in the Northeast in the amount of funding awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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