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Posted Job Title
Application Developer C
Job Profile Title
Application Developer C
Job Description Summary
The Application Developer will be responsible for developing an interactive, natural language processing application for identifying patients that meet a cohort definition using a variety of computational methods including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and ontologies for clinical data. They will develop and implement NLP algorithms for encoding clinical variables and classifying patients according to phenotypes. Will work alongside other students and postdocs in the Semantic Analysis of Text to Inform Clinical Action (SemAnTICA) as well as collaborate with members of the Clinical Research Informatics Core (CIC).
POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON GRANT FUNDING
Collaborate with the principal investigator and team members in the definition of the application project
Independently designs, implements, tests, deploys and maintains NLP application and features of each application project
Work with investigators and team members to apply NLP/AI methods to clinical data
Create and maintain documentation for all applications projects.Â Instruct others in laboratory on the functionality of the new applications.Â Code will be well documented and self-documented.
Additional duties as necessary, e.g., help write manuscript for dissemination
QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications should clearly indicate those that are required and those that are preferred.)
Bachelorâ™s Degree in Computer Science AND 3-5 years of computer programming experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required
Experience with natural language processing and/or ontologies
Experience with artificial intelligence or machine learning
Experience with deep learning a plus
Experience with data science a plus
Experience with clinical data a plus
Experience with several programming languages including Java and Python
Experience with Linux, Windows, Mac OS operating systems
Experience with reading/writing XML
Ability to work with a software development team using formal software development methods
Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgment
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to communicate effectively with team members
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $138,391.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00007000
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