Department: COPH Health Services & Res Admin 50005432
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
The Department of Health Services Research and Administration in the UNMC College of Public Health is seeking an individual to serve as a postdoctoral research associate with an emphasis in health services research. Strong quantitative skills are essential. Experience in GIS analysis is highly desirable. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of more senior faculty on various projects relating to health system efficiency and effectiveness, in both the public and private sectors. It is also expected and encouraged that the individual will pursue independent and collaborative research, especially that leading to extramural funding, and will publish in scientific journals. The position is for 1 year with a possible second year based on performance.
Qualifications for this position include a doctorate degree in health administration, health services research, public health or related fields. Evidence of strong quantitative skills is essential; experience in GIS analysis is highly desirable. Familiarity with publicly-available health care data bases such as Medicare is a plus. Salary is commensurate with National Institutes of Health salary guidelines. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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