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[protege-discussion] Internship position: Philips Research

Lee, Mike michael.c.lee at
Tue Nov 23 06:52:39 PST 2010

Research Intern Position

Philips Research North America
Briarcliff Manor, NY


Philips Research is seeking applicants for a research internship position (3 months minimum, negotiable start/end dates) in its research laboratory in Briarcliff Manor, NY. The research intern will work in close collaboration with senior researchers on clinical decision support, focusing specifically on the application of semantic technologies in medicine. The intern will have lead responsibility for a project related to on-going research activities, and will aid in design and formulation of the project, be responsible for selecting appropriate technologies, independent execution of scientific and engineering tasks related to this project, and encapsulation of the results into a stand- alone application. The intern will have the opportunity to interact with researchers in a variety of fields and apply informatics expertise in support of current innovation activities within the global research program.


We seek candidates currently in a graduate program in biomedical informatics, computer science, or equivalent. Specifically, we seek candidates with the

- experience with semantic web technologies (OWL, RDF, SPARQL), particularly with respect to reasoners and classification, rules, semantic search, and/or recommendation systems
- knowledge of controlled terminologies and ontologies is required; experience within a clinical domain (UMLS, SNOMED, etc) is strongly desirable
- practical programming skills in one or more of C#/.NET, C++, SQL, Java, Matlab; experience in building complete stand-alone applications is essential
- experience with natural language processing (NLP) or text mining is desirable but not essential
- familiarity with the medical domain, particularly radiology, is desirable but not essential


Philips Research is one of the world's largest corporate research organizations.
We develop new technologies and investigate potential growth areas for Philips.
Our belief is that every innovation should start with an insight. To improve the quality of people's lives, we make a point of understanding what drives them, the dilemmas they face, and how we can help them in the best possible way.

In the healthcare domain, we are enhancing imaging and monitoring systems, as well as exploring innovative personal healthcare. In lifestyle, we're helping people see, hear, remember and share content, anywhere and anytime. Our vision focuses on simplicity, making technology an integral - but invisible - part of everyday life.


Please send a cover letter and CV to michael.c.lee /AT/, or contact directly with any inquiries.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer


Michael C. Lee, Ph.D.
Senior Member Research Staff
Clinical Informatics, Interventional, and Translational Solutions (CIITS)
Philips Research North America
345 Scarborough Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY, 10510-2099 USA

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