Part-Time Freelance Annotator at Amplion
Bend, OR, US

Amplion synthesizes the world’s biomedical knowledge to accelerate Precision Medicine and enable confident strategic decisioning in drug and diagnostic development. The company's SaaS platform leverages machine learning to provide actionable intelligence across millions of disparate data sources, delivering the leading solution for pre-clinical and clinical evidence in the Life Sciences industry.

 

All of us at Amplion are extremely passionate about enabling the life science industry to deliver on the promise of precision medicine. No disruption of a major industry happens with an individual.  It takes a great team, aligned around something meaningful and big. If you share in our passion and want to work for a growing company with the opportunity for professional growth with purpose, we’d love to meet you.



THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

 

  • The annotator will be responsible for generating annotated documents, from the biomedical field, to enable the development of machine learning models. The annotation assignments will be completed and delivered through a custom web application.

  • Have the ability to read documents quickly and accurately, and  quickly distinguish the meaning of specific terms. For example, does "IL-2a" refer to a biomarker being measured, or a treatment being administered, or is it an incidental mention? 

  • Annotations generated will be evaluated in an on-going basis to ensure the highest possible levels of accuracy.

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • MS (dissertation) or PhD in a biomedical field

  • BS acceptable with at least five years relevant laboratory/biopharma experience

  • Knowledgeable in the areas of: molecular biology, biomedical sciences, human disease, clinical development process, drug naming conventions, and diagnostic laboratory techniques

  • Reading of technical documents, for both speed and comprehension

  • Solid aptitude with computer OS of choice, web-based applications

  • Knowledge of hierarchical representations of biomedical entities, i.e. MeSH or GO, is desirable. 

  • Experience with the biomarker discovery process in a diagnostics, biotechnology, or pharmaceutical development context is also desirable.

  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology

  • Ability to work autonomously and meet required bi-weekly deadlines

  • Excellent communications skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Google Docs, Google Sheets, & Google Slides or similar Microsoft Office software (the annotator application will be a different piece of software)

POSITION INFORMATION

  • This is a part time contract position with self-directed, flexible hours with defined bi-weekly deadlines.

  • Up to 5-10 hours / week, to be determined by the need for annotated documents

  • This position has the ability to be 100% remote if desired 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Amplion is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. At Amplion, we value diversity.  All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disabilities, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and local law.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.