Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Employer
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology, Statistics, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Details

Job Title Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow) Position Title Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow) Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Location Code SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES & PUBLIC HEALTH Department Name HEALTH INFORMATICS & DATA SCI Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes Duties and Responsibilities Postdoctoral Position – Health Informatics and Data Science

Summary
The Department of Health Informatics and Data Science and the Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research ( CHOIR ) at Loyola University Chicago invites applications for an immediate postdoctoral research position opening in health informatics. We are encouraging applicants with strong research background in the area of data science, machine learning, and natural language processing with a focus on healthcare applications.

Expectations
The selected candidate will work with Dr. Tootooni to conceptualize research studies, design the method and modeling, perform the data analysis, present/attend at national and international conferences, and draft manuscripts (papers and proposals). This is a wonderful opportunity for junior scientists to get involved with hands-on programming to apply artificial intelligence on healthcare practices and to join and shine in multi-institutional collaborative projects with wonderful scholars. If the selected candidate seeks an academic career in health or biomedical informatics, this position will grant him/her the opportunity to work with excellent scientists and clinicians from with Loyola University Chicago, Mayo Clinic, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, etc.

Qualifications
Candidates must have a doctorate degree in Medical Informatics, Computer Science, or other related field. Advanced knowledge in computer programming (preferably R or Python), machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, and applied statistics are required. Preferred candidates will have experience in working with EHR data and health ontologies such as SNOMED CT, ICD, and UMLS .

Application
This is a one-year postdoctoral research position; however, it is extendable on yearly-basis depending on the budget availability and performance. Interested individuals should submit the required application materials (C.V., letter of interest, and contacts of three references) Please send all inquiries about the position by email to Dr. Samie Tootooni (mtootooni@luc.edu). Our review of applications will continue until we fill the position. Applications will be reviewed as they are received (and complete). The anticipated start date is January 1, 2022 or until position is filled.

Department/Center
The Department of Health Informatics and Data Sciences is one of four departments hosted in the new Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health. It is a highly interdisciplinary department with a strong focus on using informatics approaches and data science to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities. The department is located on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus in Chicago’s western suburbs at the Center for Translational Research and Education ( CTRE ). This state-of-the-art facility brings together the Stritch School of Medicine, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, The Graduate School, and Loyola University Health System on an exciting cooperative journey with one unified goal—the rapid translation of fundamental science discoveries into real treatments for human health. Qualifications
Candidates must have a doctorate degree in Medical Informatics, Computer Science, or other related field. Advanced knowledge in computer programming (preferably R or Python), machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, and applied statistics are required. Preferred candidates will have experience in working with EHR data and health ontologies such as SNOMED CT, ICD, and UMLS . Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Candidates must have a doctorate degree in Medical Informatics, Computer Science, or other related field. Advanced knowledge in computer programming (preferably R or Python), machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, and applied statistics are required. Preferred candidates will have experience in working with EHR data and health ontologies such as SNOMED CT, ICD, and UMLS . Open Date 11/12/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Please send all inquiries about the position by email to Dr. Samie Tootooni (mtootooni@luc.edu). Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12265 Job Number 8550494 Organizational Location HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS
Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Research Statement
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Scholarly Publications
  6. Teaching Evaluations
  7. Other Document
  8. Unofficial Transcripts
  9. Multi Media
  10. Resume
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