NLP Lead

Location:

Tel Aviv, Israel

About the Company

Emedgene works at the intersection of genomics and technology, utilizing advanced scientific methodologies, and artificial intelligence to push innovation forward, and help bridge the gap between scientific discoveries and clinical applications.

About the Role

We’re looking for an experienced data scientist from the field of natural language processing to join us as a squad leader. In this role, you will lead NLP innovation at Emedgene and build advanced NLP solutions that extract insights from medical and genomics texts. At Emedgene, scientists and developers are working together to change the way genetic information is organized and interpreted. The NLP squad plays a key role in making vast amounts of unstructured information accessible at the patient point of care.

Requirements

  • MSc or PhD in CS, Statistics, Engineering or a related field
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience as a data scientist (specifically, NLP projects)
  • Fluent in Python including all scientific and NLP packages (numpy, sklearn, pandas, nltk, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning and NLP modeling and techniques (familiarity with Deep Learning NLP models – a plus)
  • Experienced in deploying ML algorithms into production
  • A quick learner who feels comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Understands that customers come first and that they are the engine of our business
  • Excellent Leadership and Communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the NLP squad
  • Develop NLP algorithms extracting insights from medical texts
  • Responsible for datasets curation
  • Analyze and evaluate the quality of textual data used for modelling and testing
  • Enhance our AI engine with language models
  • Collaborate with developers and product managers to incorporate NLP solutions into our platform quickly and effectively
  • Work alongside non-technical teams (doctors, geneticists) and interpret their needs into state-of-the-art NLP products

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