Data Scientist - 3-month contract
The successful candidate will be involved in the training, tuning and validation of NLP-based classifiers that will be used by researchers working on COVID-19 initiatives. Work will be conducted using Evidence Partners DistillerSR literature review software as well as proprietary offline training tools.
Work will be conducted in collaboration with health care research organizations who are currently conducting COVID-19 research on the dedicated COVID-19 instance of DistillerSR.
The term for this full-time role will be approximately three months. Compensation will be up to $30/hour depending on qualifications.
Building and tuning AI classifiers to support health care research
Working with our internal product team to develop and refine methodologies
Developing and testing training sets
Using DistillerSR and proprietary internal tools
Undergraduate degree in computer science, math, statistics, engineering or equivalent
Strong written and spoken English language skills
Eligible to work in Canada
Ability to work from home and provide suitable computer equipment, internet access, camera and headset for video meetings - this is a remote position
1-2 years experience building NLP classifiers
1-2 experience with Python and the related data science & AI/ML ecosystem (eg., numpy, pandas, scikit-learn)
At Evidence Partners, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company.
We are an equal opportunity employer and as such qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Applicants can make their accommodation needs known to us in their application.
Please note: all applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Relocation assistance is not provided.