We are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who shares our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant.
To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever-growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalized health service and make it universally available.
babylon was included in WIRED’s 2016 Top 100 Hottest Startups in Europe and CB Insights 2017 Global ‘AI 100’ list. Fortune Magazine included babylon in their 2017 list of ’50 Companies Leading the AI Revolution’, the only listed company using AI in healthcare delivery.
At babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare.
We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us. We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…
Summary of the role
We are looking for a motivated and creative researcher, with a track record in NLP, to join our AI team and incorporate cutting-edge natural language processing into our services.
As part of the ML/NLP team you will be working with other scientists and engineers to expand the capability of our information & relation extraction pipeline. You will also explore and incorporate the latest research ideas on disambiguation, coreference resolution, entity recognition, text summarisation and language generation. Your research should focus on finding innovative solutions for a range of problems across Babylon products and services. As a scientist, you will be encouraged to publish at and attend top NLP and ML conferences and events representing Babylon.
Reporting to our machine learning lead, you will be part of a collaborative and growing AI team based in our central London office. You will be working alongside amazing scientists, engineers, and experienced clinicians, directly impacting our product and services. As a member of the ML/NLP team, you will have opportunities to interface with the other teams and learn about data science, ontologies, advanced ML methods and data engineering as well as specialising in the healthcare domain.
We have a team of brilliant people, all passionate about both healthcare and AI. We like people who are smart, creative and highly motivated to deliver the best possible service to the users of Babylon.
You will be responsible for keeping up with current relevant research, prototyping NLP solutions to problems from across the company, and collaborating with engineers to bring prototypes into enterprise-level libraries and services. You will also aim to publish in top conferences and/or journals.
PhD in NLP, Computer Science, Machine Learning, or equivalent experience in industry
Programming in Python (preferred), Java, or C++
Experience with at least one common NLP library:
spaCy, NLTK, GATE, CoreNLP, gensim
, et al.
Experience with Deep Learning applied to NLP, for example through distributed representations (e.g.
Nice to have
Publications in top tier NLP/ML conferences and/or journals
Demonstrable coding experience, e.g. through contribution to open-source tools and frameworks
Experience with text summarisation
Experience with natural language generation
Experience with the development of user interfaces based on natural language
Tagged as: Digital Health, Health, Healthcare
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