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VP of Artificial Intelligence (Remote)

Location

Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland

Commitment

Full-time

About Infermedica

We’re a unique group of people, passionate about redesigning healthcare for millions of people on the planet. We’re on a mission to make healthcare accessible, affordable, and convenient by automating primary care, from symptom to outcome. We’re building a B2B Medical Guidance Platform that consists of a series of connected user-facing modules built on a common intelligent core, which supports patients and clinicians to make healthcare decisions with confidence.

We’ve experienced rapid growth over the past 3 years and have recently closed our Series B funding to support us in the next phase of our journey. Our team is constantly growing and we are always on the lookout for top-notch specialists with technological, data science, marketing, sales, customer success, medical, business, or product expertise.

Everything you need to know before joining Infermedica is nicely gathered in our Hello Book: Infermedica for candidates. Take a moment to flip through it and we look forward to hearing from you!

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Job description

Our explosive growth has opened up a unique job opportunity for a VP of Artificial Intelligence. This role's uniqueness is all about the combination of ownership and leadership in all aspects of Infermedica’s R&D and clinical AI technology. 

In this executive role, you will be responsible for further defining and crystallizing Infermedica’s value proposition and expanding technological capabilities in areas such as diagnostic reasoning, knowledge elicitation and modeling, NLP, and big data. You will be instrumental in initiating and expediting R&D initiatives that will shape Infermedica’s AI product strategy. You will establish the processes and infrastructure to effectively track and enable technological growth by everyday collaboration with physicians and other domain experts to translate the latest research into commercial products.

In addition to creating a scalable, repeatable R&D process, you will be a mission-driven hands-on leader, responsible for bringing a creative and dynamic approach to building a culture of innovation at Infermedica.

Responsibilities

  • Design and lead R&D strategy, with broad accountability, both internally and externally with investors, business partners, and the scientific and medical communities.
  • Ensure and plan the organizational growth of the company’s R&D departments and resources.
  • Facilitate the execution of the R&D strategy across all data science teams including Engine, NLP, MetaBase, and Business Intelligence.
  • Create a roadmap for the implementation of medical reasoning and data analytics strategies, including the design of feedback loops, infrastructure, and the development of data models.
  • Participate in end-user product design activities and align them with the R&D roadmap.
  • Keep track of the latest scientific research and advancements in the field of AI-driven medical diagnosis.
  • Represent Infermedica at external meetings/conferences/forums, clients, investors, and other stakeholders serving as the scientific face of the business.
  • Build and foster working relationships with the scientific and medical communities.
  • Act as a key member of the executive leadership team working with all functions on overall corporate strategy, tactical implementation of the strategy, and adding value across the enterprise.
  • Serve as a strategic thinker who possesses strong business judgment and the ability to identify and evaluate risk and opportunity at the commercial, development, and regulatory levels.
  • Requirements

  • Strong leadership expertise with an entrepreneurial and highly mission-driven mindset (you are going to build and lead a world-class R&D team that will help us improve healthcare globally).
  • 6+ years of professional experience in AI/ML services or products.
  • Proven track record of proactive planning, scoping, implementing, and validating R&D projects (preferably in healthcare).
  • Proficiency in English (both written and spoken).
  • You'll be leading a diverse team of technical subject matter experts solving complex problems, therefore we expect you to demonstrate sound technical expertise in one or more of these areas:
  • 1. Hands-on experience in AI, deep learning, machine learning, or data science.
  • 2. Ability to research, learn and apply new concepts and technologies quickly.
  • 3. Programming experience in a language suitable for scientific computing, like Python/NumPy, R, C++, Java, Julia, Prolog, etc.
  • Beneficial skills

  • Ph.D. or equivalent relevant experience in one of the following fields: computer science, statistics, mathematics, physics, or a related technical or quantitative field.
  • Completed at least 1 postdoctoral fellowship.
  • Prior working experience with Bayesian network algorithms.
  • Familiarity with a modern engineering toolset (Git, GitHub, Linux, cloud computing, Jupyter notebooks, etc.).
  • Strong publication track record.
  • Why is working at Infermedica awesome?

  • We're building an open and supportive startup culture where we encourage doing your best and building your skills. To help you achieve your goals, we have a development budget and an additional 3 days of leave at your disposal.
  • Once you become part of InferTeam, you will also be granted access to our Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
  • We offer a competitive salary that is both location- and benchmark-based.
  • To support our global hiring efforts we work with Deel. Through Deel, Infermedica is able to hire international employees and offer full payroll support outside of Poland and the U.S.
  • We are a remote-first company: work from anywhere in the European or Eastern Standard time zones. Despite this, we like to see each other person, so be ready for in-person meeting invitations 4-5 times a year.
  • Start work at a convenient time aligned with your work-life balance needs.
  • We provide you with the essential IT equipment as well as a one-time bonus to assist you in setting up your home office.
  • When you invite talented, enthusiastic people to join Infermedica, you help us diversify our company culture and values. We want to show our appreciation for helping our team grow through a referral bonus program.
  • We use Office Vibe to cultivate trust amongst team members. Together you'll tackle challenges and build upon strengths so your team can do its best work.
  • Our onboarding process is facilitated by our Buddy Program. Your buddy is a reliable, motivational point of contact who provides insight into day-to-day routines, answers questions regarding Infermedica's processes, and makes any newcomer feel comfortable and welcome.
  • We offer a Team Integration budget for activities outside of office hours. Get to know your team through outings like hiking trips, laser tag, lunch, or escape rooms.
  • Next Steps

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