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Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
 
For the 30th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Are you looking to make an impact? Do you want to use your skills to make the world's best cancer center even better? We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our team!

 

We support MSK's doctors, nurses, researchers, and other staff as they work to treat and cure cancer. If you have deep technical skills coupled with a passion for making them useful in solving real problems, then this could be an ideal role for you! We're looking for a thoughtful, out-of-the-box developer who is no stranger to leveraging advanced NLP techniques for achieving operational and business needs.

 

What sets this opportunity apart? Our team is a part of Strategy and Innovation, a department at the forefront of MSK’s advancement, hosting novel and ambitious developments and projects.We have access to a sea of data: clinical, operational, financial, strategic, both structured and free text, all at our finger tips. You’ll be given the opportunity to mentor junior developers and to learn about the various business aspect of healthcare. Along with enjoying professional development, trainings, and a healthy work-life balance.This role will remain remote until 2021. Our office is based in Midtown east, NYC.

You will:

  • Developing and prototyping ML/Deep Learning models for in Python with a high focus on NLP applications.
  • Directing models and applications to achieve business and institutional values.
  • Applying common NLP algorithms: Word embedding, transfer learning, Hugging Face's libraries.
  • Examples: Classifying radiology reports.

You have:

  • 8 years of industry experience: doing ML programming with time series prediction, classification, decision support, etc., in a business setting. Of those, 3+ years of NLP work with DL.
  • Strong Python and SQL knowledge
  • Ability to work directly with business stakeholders, derive requirements, design a roadmap, advocate for your approach, and execute.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Benefits

Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility

 

We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It’s important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.

Our Hiring Process

You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply -> If your profile aligns, Talent Acquisition contacts you to complete a tech assessment and schedule a phone interview -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a technical video interview -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.

 

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MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

 

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Location

1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

What are Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Perks + Benefits

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Benefits Overview

At MSK, we are invested in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents. We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package, so you can choose what’s best for you and your family. MSK shares the cost of the plans with you, and your share depends on your plan elections and salary band.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MSK offers a robust array of health and wellness plans. Medical coverage is offered through Empire, Aetna, and Oxford. Wellness programs are usually at no cost to you.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
MSK partners with TIAA to offer a robust retirement savings plan with fund investment via Vanguard.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MSK provides Bright Horizons backup child and elder care and [email protected] network.
Generous Parental Leave
MSK is proud to offer our paid parental leave, which offers six weeks of fully paid time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted or placed foster child.
Flexible Work Schedule
MSK offers flexible work arrangements
Adoption Assistance
MSK recognizes the need for innovative solutions that maximize productivity without sacrificing employee well-being, family relationships, and personal life.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At MSK, we recognize that our employees dedicate their whole selves to their work and need appropriate time off to recharge and refuel.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Transit spending account and parking spending account
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness guidance and fitness center discounts
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at MSK.
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