Research Associate

Job Title: 
Research Associate
Job Type: 
Full Time
Salt Lake City, Utah
Qualifications/Job Description: 

The Division of Epidemiology within the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah seeks a highly motivated research informaticist with a strong publication record to join its staff. This individual will work both independently and assist researchers in the field of Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML), and Informational Retrieval (IR) to analyze, extract, and interpret healthcare data from multiple environments across the nation and evaluate or create new data analysis and data management tools. Individual must be a passionate and dedicated scientist Essential Functions • Design and validate NLP algorithms for efficient information extraction, information retrieval, and text mining. • Create, maintain, and document computer software for data analysis and management. • Participate in grant application process and publication of the study outcomes. • Implement, design, and assist investigators with the design of research studies. • Collaborate with study and analytics team to test hypothesis, answer key questions, summarize data, and create reports. • May lead and direct the work of others.

Company Name: 
University of Utah
How To Apply: 
Contact Name: 
Ryan Heugly
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Contact Phone Number: 
801-582-1565 ext 3494
Start Date: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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Educational Requirement: 
Master’s Degree