Junior NLP analyst

Institution/Company:
Vydiant, Inc.
Location:
Sacramento/Remote, California, United States
Job Type:
  • Programmer/Developer
Degree Level Required:
Masters
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Junior NLP analyst

Vydiant is a digital health company based in Sacramento, California, with the goal of improving health by avoiding or abating the effects of unwanted health conditions through evidence-based means of prediction, prevention, and personalization. We are looking to hire an NLP analyst to assist our data science team in developing analytic pipelines to extract structured facts from biomedical literature. The primary focus will be extraction of named biomedical entities (e.g., diseases, biomolecules, etc.) but will extend to other tasks in NLP.

Responsibilities:

  1. Development of pipelines for named entity recognition and normalization in biomedical text
  2. Assist in the extension of pipelines for extraction of structured knowledge from biomedical text

Qualifications:

previous experience (including classwork) in machine learning 2+ years programming experience in Python hands-on experience with ETL and data wrangling in general understanding of the principles of reproducible research, including version control systems and environment management systems (e.g. conda) MSc in machine learning, data science, bioinformatics or similar preferred