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Position: Postdoctoral Scholar - Biomedical & Health Information Sciences
Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago
Department: Applied Helath Sciences/BHIS
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Duties: Assist faculty researchers and other collaborators, or may act independently, in planning and designing research experiments. Present research results to internal and external parties. Perform data collection/processing, data statistical analyses, including selecting the appropriate analysis procedure. Set up data for analysis, judging validity and reliability of data. Write and submit IRB documentation. Engage in fieldwork and writing of research and technical publications. Supervise graduate assistants, e.g. Master’s and PhD students. Write grant manuscripts and proposals. Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentations at national meetings
Requirements: Organizational and project management skills. Proficiency in R or similar commonly used statistical languages. Prototyping of mobile health apps. Values research integrity and collaborative research
   
Text: Title: Postdoctoral Scholar - Biomedical & Health Information Sciences (Job ID #92253) Department: Applied Helath Sciences/BHIS Category: Postdoc Res Assoc Location: Chicago Close Date: 05/21/2018 Description: This postdoctoral position will provide individuals (who are ABD or recently received a doctoral degree) with an advanced academic research training under the guidance of a supervising faculty mentor. The appointment will run for one to two years and is designed to develop the postdoctoral scholar as an independent scientist. The desired candidate must have a terminal degree (PhD) in psychology or the social sciences, health or biomedical informatics, human-computer interaction, human factors or industrial engineering, computer science or information technology, or communication. The candidate will work within our health informatics team to lead research studies, which may include the development of mobile health technologies. Part of the research will focus on health information technologies that support the healthcare of African-American and Latino populations. It is expected that this individual will split their time between conducting their own independent scholarly research and supporting the research of their direct supervisor. In the former case, the individual will have available the strength from the entire team to support their independent research. Duties: Assist faculty researchers and other collaborators, or may act independently, in planning and designing research experiments Present research results to internal and external parties Perform data collection/processing, data statistical analyses, including selecting the appropriate analysis procedure Set up data for analysis, judging validity and reliability of data Write and submit IRB documentation Engage in fieldwork and writing of research and technical publications Supervise graduate assistants, e.g. Master’s and PhD students Write grant manuscripts and proposals Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentations at national meetings Other duties as assigned Qualifications: Organizational and project management skills Written and oral communication skills Skill in leading, coordinating, and/or supervising the work of others The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds Research design, methods, and practices Preferred Skills and Abilities Proficiency in R or similar commonly used statistical languages Prototyping of mobile health apps Values research integrity and collaborative research Effective problem solving/critical thinking skills Ability to work independently and with a strong work ethic High level of motivation Excellent communication/interpersonal skills Ability to exercise discretion and judgment Back to Job Board The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
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