University of Pennsylvania APPLICATION DEVELOPER B in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 40-29142
Posted Job Title APPLICATION DEVELOPER B
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org BE-Informatics Division
Posted to the Web 06/25/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade B
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30 to 5:30
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
Responsible for the application design, development, testing, maintenance and documentation of specific modules of natural language processing (NLP) methods and applications produced for the Health Language Processing Laboratory. Work with investigators and lead team members to apply said methods to the analysis of big data in the biomedical sciences including extraction of data from unstructured text in clinical records, literature, social media text, and other sources.
The minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 1 year of professional, post-degree programming experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Advanced degree and/or additional programming experience preferred.Highly competent in Python and/or Java programming language requiredExperience with natural language processing or machine learning is desirable.Experience with data science a plusExperience with information visualization, scientific visualization, or visual analytics a plusExperience with several programming languages including HTML5, PHP, Java, C, C++, Perl and/or PythonExperience with Linux, Windows, Mac OS operating systemsAbility to work with a software development team using formal software development methodsAbility to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgmentExcellent organizational and time management skillsAbility to communicate effectively with team members
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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.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/38035
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