Clinical Bioinformatics Intern
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted: November 25, 2016
Reference ID: 681668550
About Philips Research North America: Philips Research is one of the world's leading corporate research organizations and has a rich history of producing successful innovations in the area of health and well-being. Powered by the intellect and hard work of more than 1,600 talented individuals, we fuel value creation and growth in Philips by creating new technologies that improve people's lives. Philips Research North America is one of Philips' six worldwide research laboratories where innovations and discoveries help drive Philips products and opportunities. It is located in Cambridge, MA overlooking the Charles River walking distance from our collaborators at MIT. Detailed Position Responsibilites: The summer intern candidate will work in a multidisciplinary clinical bioinformatics team. Key areas of responsibility include: development of novel clinical informatics methods that leverage natural language processing and next generation sequencing analysis. We require experience and knowledge in: Automatic information retrieval from unstructured/semi-structured free text. Tools including NLTK, OpenNLP, or Stanford CoreNLP; Rudimentary experiences with open source machine learning such as scikit-learn, Weka, Mallet, or Dlib; Clinical data standard/ontology, e.g. SNOMED, ICD. Basic knowledge about mutations and/or how to prioritize them is highly preferred but not required. Detailed Position Requirements (Degree/Experience/Skills) Degree: MS or PhD student in: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or any other quantitative majors with strong background in NLP/text analytics. Skills: Python/Java/Shell programming. Must be comfortable working under UNIX/Linux environment. Hands-on experience with any NLP pipeline/architecture will be a big plus.