Graduate Intern

Job description

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direction of the assigned manager, the Graduate Intern is responsible for project-based tasks to support a designated department.  These tasks may be administrative or research oriented, depending on the department. Assigned projects will require advanced analytical and communications skills. For research-based departments, the Graduate Intern will be responsible for complex laboratory tasks. Primary communications will be in a team environment within assigned department and will be focused on collecting the appropriate input for the assigned projects.  Specific job responsibilities will vary by department but may include information gathering, analysis, writing, editing and/or laboratory work.  This is a temporary, non-benefitted role.

 

 

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (Administrative):

  • Perform complex and varied executive/administrative tasks  which require a high degree of independent action and the setting of priorities and procedures
  • Conduct advanced research to assist other team members
  • Create reports and perform in-depth data analysis
  • Implement and manage tasks in accordance with departmental objectives
  • Perform assigned project tasks within specified timeframes
  • Perform other duties as required

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBLITIES (Research):

  • Perform complex experiments according to written protocols
  • Perform advanced statistical analysis of data, genetic analysis and/or clinical studies
  • Perform advanced library searches, reading and copying relevant materials
  • Perform complex laboratory maintenance tasks
  • Operate  research equipment (i.e. scintillation counters, microscopes, centrifuges, balances) and record results
  • Prepare laboratory media and solutions
  • Perform other duties as required

 

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Graduate school candidate
  • Related experience preferred
  • Advanced analytical and communication skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to collect and record information from a wide variety of sources 
  • Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-Office)
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the direction of the assigned manager

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Usual office environment or laboratory environment

Additional Information

Graduate Research Intern

Location

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA

Description

Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences (PQHS) is recruiting 1-2 prospective students to participate research development in natural language processing (NLP) and clinical informatics. It will involve designing and developing innovative NLP systems based on machine learning/deep learning approaches, to extract and analyze meaningful information from electronic health records (EHR) and radiology reports for improving patient safety and healthcare outcome.

 

The recruit will work under supervision of Dr. Feifan Liu and has opportunities to interact with talented computer scientists, linguists and physicians at UMMS. With more than 10 years of NLP research experiences and a joint faculty appointment at department of radiology and QHS, Dr. Liu has passion in performing novel interdisciplinary research to leverage big data for next generation of clinical intelligence.

Qualifications
  • PhD/MS student in computer science, data science, or related field
  • Proficient in scikit-learn/pytorch or other platforms for developing machine learning and deep learning applications
  • Solid programming skills in Python, Java or C++
  • Familiar with Unix/Linux environment, SQL database, parallel computing
  • Experience in natural language processing and/or image processing
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Self-motivated learning, results oriented and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and teamwork spirit
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
Application

Applicants please email [email protected] your updated resume and 1-page cover letter to briefly state your background, knowledge and skills that are directly related to this position. You may include “Intern Application 2019” in the subject line.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 2/10/2022
Work Type: Full Time
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