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Principle Research Scientist - Healthcare AI - Minnetonka, MN

Minnetonka, MN 55345
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UnitedHealth Group's R&D efforts are driven by math, data, and clinical science, but also focus on the human connections required to understand and treat the chronic diseases that afflict nearly half of the world's population. To do so, our team tracks the latest in science, technology, and clinical care€”including what we can learn from our own data. We then apply these things via research studies, clinical trials, and pilot programs that identify new ways to prevent, detect, and intercept disease for our members.

This position is intended for an early career scientist focused on innovation in healthcare research. This position is part of the computational healthcare team. At UHG R&D this team works on creative and game-changing healthcare solutions rooted in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other computationally focused disciplines.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Help our core team continue to develop and implement ongoing multi-year research programs to improve healthcare through AI-enabled and people-focused projects
  • Keep up with the scientific literature and maintain awareness of business developments in the field. Identify emerging opportunities in specific healthcare areas; help to identify and develop strategic points of view about specific investment opportunities
  • Recommend, co-design, and lead specific short- and long-term research projects, both collaboratively and independently
  • Conduct internal and external pilot research to steer early decision making and build investment rational
  • Build relationships with people in the company, your field, and the healthcare system at large
  • Stay in close communication with our core team and your project teams
  • Mentor and learn from other researchers. Provide subject-matter expertise to your teammates and to teams working on other healthcare topics
  • Ensure completion of projects on time and at high quality and in compliance with the highest ethical standards for research/practice

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.



Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2020-12-03

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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