Research AssociateJob ID 176269BR Date posted 03/21/2022
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
- Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
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The Health Care Systems Engineering within the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery has a postdoctoral research associate opening under the supervision Dr. Renaldo Blocker. The individual in this role will be engaged in human factors engineering and/or cognitive engineering research. Specific research areas include, but are not limited to, workload, team dynamics, built environments, resilient engineering, etc. This role will require the individual to utilize quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed-methods human factors/cognitive engineering approaches and principles to explore challenges in healthcare. The role is specific to a candidate with a formal background in industrial & systems engineering, cognitive science, neuroergonomics or a related field.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
Hold a PhD in Industrial & Systems Engineering, Cognitive Science, Neuroergonomics or a related field and demonstrate strong evidence of combining theory and practice, especially in healthcare.
The preferred candidate will have:
- Research skills including conducting literature reviews, grant writing, and preparing journal articles, conference proceedings, and conference presentations;
- Technical skills including data collection, extraction and manipulation, and experience using SAS, R, SPSS, JMP, MATLAB or similar statistical analysis software tools.
A Research Associate at Mayo Clinic is a temporary transitional role with the primary purpose to allow qualified individuals to work within an established investigator’s program in preparation for an academic and/or independent research career. The ability to perform specialized or complex functions would typically be demonstrated through review of scientific accomplishments, contributions, and peer-reviewed publications averaging at least one per year post doctoral degree. The Research Associate is expected to provide leadership support and training within an established research program.
The following is required for completeness of application:
- Current curriculum vitae with bibliography
- Proof of doctoral degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.
Must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program: Industrial & Systems Engineering, Cognitive Science, Neuroergonomics, or related field. Requires at least three years of postdoctoral research experience at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere with evidence of publications and other scientific accomplishments.
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