• RELX Group
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Bilingual/Interpretation/Translation
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

The Health & Life Sciences Content Transformation & Analytics division of Elsevier is seeking a Knowledge Representation Specialist to play a key role in knowledge representation and Ontology development. Under the direction of the Knowledge Representation Manager, she/he will develop and maintain Elsevier Merged Medical Taxonomy (EMMeT). The Knowledge Representation Specialist, will be responsible for enhancing EMMeT to improve its application in search and discovery products such as ClinicalKey, provide support for Knowledge Graph (H-Graph) and clinical decision support products. She/he will work with a team of other Knowledge Representation Specialists in health and life sciences, data scientists, as well as product leads to determine how to best build and leverage semantic capabilities. Key Responsibilities? Develop, update, and maintain Elsevier Merged Medical Taxonomy (EMMeT) to best support Elsevier's clinical product roadmap. ? Adapt domain ontologies for information extraction, data modeling and analysis. ? Perform and maintain mappings to core vocabularies such as ICD-10, SNOMED-CT, and LOINC. ? Enhance EMMeT to enable high quality automated indexing for search & discovery, mainly by extending its coverage, or improving its precision, through activities including but not limited to integration of a new vocabulary, of new mappings, clean-up projects, re-organization of a branch, etc.? Apply own domain knowledge and work with external clinical experts to confirm and validate clinical accuracy of EMMeT as both a taxonomy and ontology to ensure that content is clinically accurate, current, and supported by the best available evidence from the medical literature, current guidelines, and accepted performance standards.? Along with other KRS, develop and maintain editorial policy standards. Active participation with EMMeT team to prioritize editorial demands.? Propose enhancements to EMMeT based on product roadmap, indexing QA, and user feedback.? .Provide support for data science activities such as automated extraction of facts from textual sources and automatic question generation. Assist in adapting EMMeT to bebeter support data science projects.? Knowledge of ontology modeling is beneficial and experience with TopBraid is a plus? Use language proficiency to assist in translation of our content and EMMeT ontology to local languages in European and Latin American markets

Education, Skills, & Experience? Advanced Biological Sciences or Clinical degree required (e.g, PhD, MD, or PharmD)? Preference give to those with formal training or significant experience in evidence-based medicine, biomedical research, epidemiology and biostatistics? Experience in semantic technologies, including text mining, ontology management required? Excellent command of the English language in both spoken and written forms.? Language proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, and/or French is highly desirable ? Experience with medical vocabularies such as SNOMED CT and ICD-10 is beneficial, as is knowledge of ontology modeling.? High computer skill competency. Proficiency in a Microsoft Windows environment; and strong MS Word skills and ability to work with templates using an electronic content management system.? Demonstrated problem-solving ability, sense of urgency, and ability to prioritize tasks, to work simultaneously on multiple projects, and to ensure completion of editorial team projects per tight timelines.Organization BackgroundElsevier is a leading provider of information solutions for healthcare professionals around the world and operates within the company Elsevier. Elsevier's mission is to lead the way in advancing science, technology, and health. The Clinical Solutions division of Elsevier provides over 25% of the world's clinical content, serving 9,000 hospitals globally and over 20 million healthcare professionals, including health executives, nurses, physicians, and pharmacists, by integrating evidence-based content into the care delivery process, driving better clinical decisions and improved patient outcomes. Elsevier's ability to consistently provide its high level of evidence- based content and resources is made possible by strong partnerships with the science and health communities and leading HIT vendors, resellers, and suppliers.Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare, and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education, including ScienceDirect, Scopus, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles, and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier employs 7,200 people in 46 countries. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries.RELX Group is a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. The group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs approximately 30,000 people of whom half are in North America. RELX PLC is a London listed holding company which owns 52.9% of RELX Group. RELX NV is an Amsterdam listed holding company which owns 47.1% of RELX Group. The shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX and RENX. The total market capitalization is approximately $35 billion.



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