Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow) - Dr. Zaid Abdelsattar's Lab

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Job Title Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow) - Dr. Zaid Abdelsattar's Lab Position Title Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow) - Dr. Zaid Abdelsattar's Lab Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Location Code THORACIC (06750A) Department Name THORACIC CV SURGERY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have the appropriate mentorship and supervision to see through health services research projects from idea to publication, and the opportunity to present at national and international meetings. The candidate will be able to develop a research niche and area of expertise in cardiothoracic surgery and lung transplantation. The candidate will become facile in the management and analysis of big data as it pertains to cardiothoracic surgery with emphasis on health care delivery and policy. The candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary research environment which includes multiple renowned cardiothoracic surgeons, pulmonologists and lung transplant specialists, in addition to having access to basic scientists in the department.


The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate, holding an M.D. and/or PhD with an interest in cardiothoracic surgery, thoracic oncology and/or heart/lung transplantation. Surgical residents who wish to gain research experience are also welcome to apply. Experience with statistical software packages such as R, SAS, Stata, is preferred but not mandatory.

Physical Demands Standing, Repetitive Motions Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

A Research Associate (postdoc) position is available in the Cardiothoracic Surgery Health Services Research Lab of Dr. Abdelsattar in the Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Loyola University Chicago. The Loyola thoracic surgery program is the busiest lung transplant program in Chicago having successfully performed over 1000 lung transplants, and is home to some of the busiest robotic thoracic surgeons in the area.

Open Date 02/01/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Posting Job Number 8550463 Organizational Location HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS
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Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 02/01/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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