The Center for Healthcare Studies at the Feinberg School of Medicine, in collaboration with the Division of Pediatric Surgery, is inviting applications for a post-doctoral researcher position in surgical health services research.
The fellow will work on projects related to appropriateness, equity, and quality of care of surgical interventions, and projects related to surgical practice, efficiency, and training. CHS provides a multi-disciplinary and stimulating environment to prepare the fellow for an independent career in surgical health services, outcomes, health policy, and comparative effectiveness research.
The fellow will have access to unique administrative datasets, large EMR system with sophisticated data extraction and reporting of granular patient-level data, and a qualitative research core with professional scientific staff. This is a one-year position with possibility of extension to two years and is immediately available. The fellow will benefit from the collective networks of the T32 faculty and fellows at Northwestern via research-in-progress webinars, subject-area mentoring, and other training activities. The fellowship provides the fellow with opportunities to participate as a co-investigator on multi-disciplinary team science, guidance and support in grant writing and budget development, development and submission of manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications.
Applicants must have a doctorate in behavioral or social sciences (economics, epidemiology, health services research, public policy, and other related fields).
Applicants should have completed their PhD within the last 5 years. Students currently enrolled in a doctoral program must provide evidence of degree-in-hand prior to being offered the fellowship. The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative analytical skills and strong writing and communication skills.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research interests and experience, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Hassan Ghomrawi, PhD., MPH, Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics, Center for Healthcare Studies, Institute for Public Health and Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 633 N Saint Clair, 20th Floor, Room 20-056, Chicago, IL, 60611, Phone: 312-503-5970, Fax: 312-503-4401, Email: email@example.com.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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