* Project EmpowerMD is an incubation team at Microsoft Healthcare. * Our mission is to empower physicians by building a voice-enabled intelligent assistant, leveraging the best in speech-to-text, NLP, and other ML technologies. * We are a fast-moving multi-disciplinary team that is deeply engaged in the healthcare space with ample opportunity to learn directly from clinicians and deliver broad impact.
* MS or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or related field * 3+ years working on production NLP data pipelines * 3+ years of one or more of: named entity recognition, topic classification, knowledge graphs, dialog state modeling * Fluency with recent NLP & ML advancements, e.g., word vectors, attention, LSTMs, etc. * Strong coding skills in one or more of Python, C/C++, Java, Scala, C#
* 2+ years with one or more of: NLTK, Stanford CoreNLP, spaCy, BERT, etc. * 3+ years with one or more of: PyTorch, TensorFlow, Keras, CNTK, etc. * 5+ years with one or more of: Spark, HDInsight, Hadoop, MapReduce, etc. * Participation in Kaggle or similar competitions * Willingness to be a "learn-it-all" and jump into any problem space
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WHAT WILL YOU BRING?
* You will be responsible to execute on the team's Natural Language Understanding (NLU) efforts as we aim to extract intelligence from human-to-human clinical dialogues in order to generate a schematized medical note. * You will go deep on a range of tasks including data annotation, language processing, language generation, and dialogue management/ranking. * You will help establish and implement data pipelines. * You will have ample opportunity for cross group collaboration, technical product definition and applied research. * You enjoy being part of a collaborative, multidisciplinary team. * You will mentor graduate student interns. * You bring curiosity, a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and passion to deliver on the promise of technology in a difficult, competitive, and exciting vertical.
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