We currently seek:

Evidence Synthesis Specialist (RESEARCHER)

Evidence Prime is looking for a RESEARCHER to join its systematic review team and to work on a suite of AI tools that support decision-making in healthcare.

Working with us you will grow professionally, participate in impactful projects, and have a real opportunity to publish in leading journals. You will create interesting products that actually matter!

The job holder will be responsible for supporting the development of Laser AI, our computer system that synthesizes available knowledge about a given health problem continuously and with minimal human involvement, accelerating the research and improving its quality. It is essential that the candidate has experience in preparing literature reviews (including systematic reviews), as well as a thorough knowledge of the methodology of evidence synthesis research.

Evidence Prime is a collaboration between McMaster University – a leading Canadian academic institution – and a group of committed and experienced Polish IT professionals. We joined forces with the aim of becoming the market leader in creating innovative IT tools for evidence-based health care.

The work may be performed REMOTELY, even after-COVID.
All the employees have also an option to work from our office in Krakow (temporarily or regularly).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work in a research team with a lot of creative freedom and empowerment and closely collaborating with designers and the Agile software development teams.
- Conducting evidence synthesis research (systematic reviews, methodological reviews, pilot reviews, validation reviews, building search strategies, study protocols, etc.)
- Developing protocols for novel applications of evidence synthesis. 
- Creating datasets for training of AI models.
- Testing new solutions in Laser AI.
- Providing methodological knowledge to the designers, the software development team, and the clients
- Bringing your ideas to the table – everyone can contribute to the design and shape of our products

GENERAL SKILLS:
- 1+ years of experience in conducting systematic reviews, HTA reports, targeted literature reviews, or similar (good knowledge of Cochrane methods and working knowledge of statistical methods used in evidence synthesis are a definitive plus)
- Professional working proficiency in English (upper intermediate level [B2] – most communication relies on a good command of English)
- Good understanding of clinical and biological concepts: bachelor’s or higher degree in health-related fields (e.g., medicine, pharmacy, public health, computational toxicology, environmental health, biotechnology, or other biomedical sciences)

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
- Ability to independently and quickly learn new software required for the project (e.g. markdown text editors, text annotation tools).
- Practical knowledge of biomedical literature databases and search engines (e.g. PubMed, Ovid, Scopus etc.)
- Practical knowledge of reference management software (e.g. EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero etc.) and systematic review software (e.g. RevMan, Covidence, Rayyan, EPPI-Reviewer, DistillerSR, etc.) is a plus.

SOFT SKILLS:
- Desire to build and invent rather than repeat a familiar task.
- Attention to details.
- A logical and systematic approach to work.
- An interest in evidence-based health care, health care decision making, and methodological research.
- Reliability and ability to work with deadlines.
- Ability to work with a distributed team and to communicate online.
- Ability to collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, requiring clear and explicit communication.

PERKS & BENEFITS:
- Work from home with flexible schedule
- International environment (Canadian-Polish company)
- Highly skilled Evidence-Based Medicine and IT team
- Projects that have real influence on human health worldwide
- Stable (7yo) R&D company with strong startup vibe

AI Engineer

[continuous recruitment]

We are always looking for promising AI ENGINEERs to join our AI research and development team of AI tools that support decision-making in healthcare.
If you are a brilliant AI engineer who wants to build her/his competences both in AI research and in development of AI-based tools in a successful small international high-tech company with experienced and knowledgeable colleagues, you came to the right place!
Working for us, you will grow professionally and work on interesting products that actually matter!
We recruit candidates of various profiles in AI technologies, so please do not be afraid to ask and talk to us.

The work may be performed REMOTELY, even after-COVID.
All the employees have also an option to work from our office in Krakow (temporarily or regularly).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Research on various NLP models, their creation and optimization, training strategies etc.
- Analysis of training/validation data, model performance and results
- Close cooperation with methodologists, UX/UI designers and developers as well as cooperation with customers and users on use scenarios, data and training
- Development of production versions of the models, APIs and tools that support training, maintenance and productive use of the models
- Writing papers, participation in seminaries and (limited) technical pre-sales meetings
- Participating in the code review process
- Bringing your ideas to the table – in our team, every member can contribute to the design and shape of the product

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
- 3+ years experience in software development including at least 1 year in AI - NLP
- Experience data processing, cleaning and transformation
- Experience in building and training of NLP models such as ELMO, Bert, BioBert, etc.
- Passion for reading of NLP-related papers and for AI-related research
- Professional working proficiency in English
- English: Upper intermediate (B2) [all the communication, standups etc. are in English]

NICE TO HAVE:
- Practical experience in model optimization

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Python - advanced

PERSONALITY REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate will work in a research team with a lot of creative freedom and empowerment and closely collaborating with Agile software development teams.
It is therefore important to be reliable, self-driven and not to be afraid of communication online.

PERKS & BENEFITS:
- Work from home with flexible schedule
- International environment (Canadian-Polish company)
- Highly skilled IT and Evidence-Based Medicine team
- Projects that have real influence on human health worldwide
- In development projects/stages- work according to Kanban (Agile) methodology
- Stable (7yo) R&D company with strong startup vibe

Junior SOftware Engineers (front- and backend)

[continuous recruitment]

We are always looking for promising JUNIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERs to work on our suite of AI tools that support decision-making in healthcare.
If you are a brilliant young engineer who wants to build her/his competences in the modern technologies with carefully chosen technology stack and work in a successful small international high-tech company with experienced and knowledgeable colleagues, you came to the right place!
Working for us, you will grow professionally and work on interesting products that actually matter!
We recruit candidates who want to develop their skills in frontend, backend and full-stack (we have needs in all these areas).

The work may be performed REMOTELY, even after-COVID.
All the employees have also an option to work from our office in Krakow (temporarily or regularly).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Developing our tools that support decision-making in healthcare using React on the frontend and Apollo and Hasura and more on the backend
- Participating in the code review process
- Bringing your ideas to the table – in our team, every member can contribute to the design and shape of the product

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
- 1+ years experience in software development
- Experience building single-page applications in JavaScript and React (frontend profile)
- Experience in using SQL databases (frontend, backend)
- Experience or willingness to learn how to write cloud-native backends (backend profile)
- Professional working proficiency in English
- English: Upper intermediate (B2) [all the communication, standups etc. are in English]

NICE TO HAVE:
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science
- Knowledge of TypeScript
- Experience in writing microservices in Node.js or Python

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- JavaScript - advanced
- ReactJS - basic
- TypeScript - basic
- SQL - basic
- NODE.JS - basic
- GraphQL - basic
- Python - basic
- PostgreSQL - basic

PERSONALITY REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate will work in an Agile team with a lot of creative freedom and empowerment.
It is therefore important to be reliable, self-driven and not to be afraid of communication online).

PERKS & BENEFITS:
- Work from home with flexible schedule
- International environment (Canadian-Polish company)
- Highly skilled IT team
- Projects that have real influence on human health worldwide
- Work according to Kanban (Agile) methodology
- Stable (7yo) R&D company with strong startup vibe

The candidates will be asked to complete a technical competence test (Typescript/React) (see "Hiring process" below).

HIRING PROCESS

Please share with us your CV at jobs@evidenceprime.com

We contact the candidates who match the profile.

We ask all the candidates for technical positions to perform a practical competence test at home, which typically takes up to 1h, and is both fun and challenging.
The candidates who pass the test will be invited to an online conversation with the team, after which we hope to provide the employment offer.

For non-technical positions we may request some additional information by mail and then we invite selected candidates to an online conversation with the team, after which we hope to provide the employment offer.

ABOUT Evidence Prime

Evidence Prime is a Canadian-Polish healthcare AI tech company with offices in Hamilton/Canada (sales/management) and Krakow/Poland (R&D lab).

Our Story

We are all patients.
Evidence Prime creates AI that helps to preserve the most precious asset – human health. Laser AI is a computer system that synthesizes available knowledge about a given health problem continuously and with minimal human involvement accelerating the research and improving its quality.

We work for and with some of the most influential healthcare organizations in the world, including WHO, EU Commission, Cochrane, multiple governmental health agencies in Europe and both Americas, universities, medical associations and big pharma.

For last 7 years we actively help evidence, not assumptions, politics and advertisement, drive the decisions about our health.

Evidence Prime is a Canadian-Polish spin-off of McMaster University (Canadian university, one of the top medical schools worldwide). The company has created and operates GRADEpro, the leading worldwide system for authoring medical guidelines and clinical practice guidelines (used by more than 75,000 users).

Career at Evidence Prime

Evidence Prime provides a flexible and friendly international work environment. Our main development office is in the beautiful city of Krakow, Poland, but we work in a virtualized environment, where the office is an asset that the team can use, not an obligation. Also in the post-COVID world.

The team members can work remotely, we provide equipment, software, and processes - we expect engagement, openness, honesty, and participation in the implemented lean processes (including participation in the daily/weekly standups, code reviews, etc.).

There is a flat organization in the company, with dynamic teams and roles, matching the person's skills and development plans with the company's needs.
We highly value feedback and initiative.
The primary language of the company is English (other languages, including Polish, are welcome, but not obligatory).

We use Kanban as our Agile method of choice for software development.

We are open to various forms of employment.
The EU and Canadian citizens can choose a standard employment contract (with social security etc.) or self-employment, the out-of-state candidates will be offered a self-employment contracts (to be individually analyzed and discussed).
For non-EU candidates planning relocation to Poland - we are open for such possibility after min. 6 months of successful cooperation.