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


Under the direction of the Faculty or designee, the Software Engineer I assists with the design, development, implementation and integration of web service tools, search engines, utilities, applications and enhancements in a complex medical/academic research computing environment.

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