Watson Health- NLP, Genomic Cognitive Expert

  • Company: IBM
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Posted: November 11, 2017
  • Reference ID: 112302BR
Ready to change the way the world works? IBM Watson uses Cognitive Computing to tackle some of humanity's most challenging problems - like revolutionizing how doctors research cancer or transforming how businesses engage with their customers.  Watson Health, established in April 2015, is the newest division of IBM Watson.  The vision for Watson Health is to serve as a catalyst to save and improve lives around the world and lower costs through cognitive computing. 
Watson for Genomics provides evidence-based clinical interpretation service of molecular testing in oncology at scale.  Partnerships launched with Quest Diagnostic in October 2016, then early this year with Illumina, and Baheal providing up-to-date clinical interpretation in personalized medicine. All the analysis is done automatically on the cloud and all the information is backed up by evidence from the literature. 
Now, we have an exciting opportunity for a Genomic Cognitive expert to join our Watson for Genomics team.  Interested candidates should have a proven track record of extracting knowledge from scientific literature using Natural Language Processing (NLP) to provide solutions in a clinical setting.   Interested candidates must also be able to demonstrate a background as an NLP expert, experience analyzing clinical data, and have experience in cancer genomics.
Candidate must have demonstrated capacity to adapt to demanding and high-pressure projects and adaptability to client's needs. This role combines demonstrated industry experience as well as the ability to apply advanced analytics and natural language processing concepts to address and solve complex challenges facing senior executives in the healthcare industry today.
As an IBM Watson Genomics Cognitive Expert you will:
Work directly with the team, building new healthcare solutions using genomic analytics and serving oncologists and other specialists caring for cancer patients. You will help define, design, and build those solutions. You will be a NLP expert for IBM Watson and be required to work with the expert physicians from key cancer research and treatment centers. You will need to interpret and articulate requirements and feedback from clients to the leadership and development team, helping to prioritize and create solutions roadmaps.
Interested in being a part of the new era of cognitive computing? IBM Watson Health is now a full-service IBM business unit with software, systems, research, and industry experts all working together to bring cognitive computing to the market. Watson technology aims to revolutionize how industries use big data and analytics to engage with their customers, conduct research, make informed decisions, and many other critical business functions.  Headquartered in Kendal square, our newest business group is looking to leverage the talents of many professionals just like you.

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