Machine Learning Scientist - New York at Tempus

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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

The ideal candidate has significant expertise in the biomedical or clinical domain, and is eager to apply his or her skills to improve patient outcomes.

 What You Will Do:

  • Analyze and integrate large diverse clinical, molecular and imaging datasets to extract insights, and drive research opportunities.
  • Design and prototype novel analysis tools and algorithms for predicting patient outcome and treatment response.
  • Collaborate with product, science, engineering, and business development teams to build the most advanced data platform in precision medicine.
  • Interrogate analytical results for robustness, validity, and out of sample stability.
  • Document, summarize, and present your findings to a group of peers and stakeholders.

Required Qualifications:

  • MS/PhD degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. statistical genetics, cancer genetics, machine learning, bioinformatics, statistics, computational biology, applied mathematics, physics, or similar).
  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills, with a particular focus on understanding the intricacies of molecular or multi-modal data sets.
  • Experience working with genomic, clinical, or imaging data.
  • Experience with supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms, and ensemble methods, such as: PCA, regression, deep neural networks, decision trees, gradient boosting, generalized linear models, mixed effect models, non-linear low dimensional embeddings and clustering.
  • Proficient in Python and SQL.
  • Experience with the following: Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, Scikit-learn, Jupyter Notebooks, and a machine learning framework such as TensorFlow, SageMaker, or PyTorch
  • Strong programming skills.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and willing to shift priorities seamlessly.
  • Experience with communicating insights and presenting concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Team player mindset and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Goal orientation, self motivation, and drive to make a positive impact in healthcare.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical R&D setting is a huge plus.
  • Strong peer-reviewed publication record.
  • 2+ years full time employment or postdoctoral experience building and validating predictive models on structured or unstructured data.
  • Experience with: Git, matplotlib, seaborn, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, D3, Plot.ly, Flask, Dask, Docker, AWS.
  • Experience working in a Linux / Mac and AWS cloud environments.
  • Experience in agile environments and comfort with quick iterations.
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Technology we use

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    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • JIRAManagement

Location

225 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018

An Insider's view of Tempus

How does the company support your career growth?

I have frequent meetings with my manager, solely about the direction I want to lead my career in. The most amazing part about having these discussions is that the focus is on how Tempus can help me succeed. Having that guidance and motivation is really beneficial.

Patrick McCormick

Junior Clinical Data Abstractor

What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
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