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Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Research Specialist
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Organization: Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
Posted: 10/31/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Informatics
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Indianapolis,  IN    USA
Compensation: NIH postdoc stipend levels based on experience of candidate
Position Description: The Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, in conjunction with the Regenstrief Institute, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Specialist for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded fellowship in public and population health informatics. This unique post-doctoral program is located at Indiana University’s Indianapolis campus.

The position is available immediately, but the start date is negotiable.

Responsibilities: Participates in public / population health informatics research under the guidance of a primary mentor. Design, development, implementation, and evaluation of information systems that collect, manage and analyze data relevant to public health practice and population health outcomes. Design of new studies and grant proposals as well as the execution of existing studies funded through extramural research grants. Works on multiple aspects of research projects to develop their skills as an independent researcher. Produces multiple scientific abstracts, manuscripts, and research proposals as well as present at local Regenstrief Work-in-Progress sessions, national symposia, and international scientific conferences related to their research. Collaborates with other Regenstrief, as well as IU Fairbanks School of Public Health, IU School of Medicine, and IU School of Informatics and Computing investigators.

Qualifications: Requirements: Newly graduated (within the past 5 years) PhD or MD whose specialty is information science, public health, epidemiology, health policy management, biomedical/health informatics, or similar Strong computational capabilities and communication, as well as writing skills Postdoctoral fellowship candidates must have received their doctorate prior to beginning the fellowship Experience with health care claims data, laboratory data, pharmacy data, electronic health records, biomedical informatics standards, public health meaningful use criteria, immunization registries, and/or health information exchange is a plus

Organization Description: Closely associated with the Indiana University School of Medicine, the Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Eskenazi Health, and IU Health, Regenstrief Institute was created as a medical research and development organization focused on improving quality of care, increasing efficiency of healthcare delivery, preventing medical errors, and enhancing patient safety.

The Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMI) is focused on improving health care through informatics. We develop and apply health information technology solutions to generate knowledge about health, disease and treatment, help clinicians make optimal decisions, empower patients, and inform healthcare policy. To do so, we work on clinical applications, computer-based decision support, data mining, advanced analytics, healthcare information standards, and global health.

CBMI developed and advanced one of the nation’s first electronic medical record systems, one of the country’s first computerized provider order entry systems, and a health information exchange which has made Indiana the most health-wired state in the country, as well as a national model for health data exchange.

These applications and tools are widely recognized for their roles in improving quality of care, efficiency of healthcare delivery, reducing medical errors, and enhancing patient safety.

Closing Date: 12/31/2018
Desired Starting Date: 3/1/2019
Contact Name: Brian Dixon,  Research Scientist
Contact Location: 1101 W. 10th St

Indianapolis   IN  46202
United States
Contact Location: 1101 W. 10th St
 
  Indianapolis   IN  46202
  United States
Contact Phone: 3172783072 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: bedixon@regenstrief.org
Web Address: https://fsph.iupui.edu/about/employment/post-doc-fellow-pophealth.html
How to Apply: To be considered, you must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a summary of research interests when you apply at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5018

Additional Information: An Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

Web Site Delete Date: 1/31/2019