The H. Milton School of Industrial and Systems Engineering invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow. This position will perform research in in the area of health informatics and modeling. The initial one-year appointment will begin August 1, 2019 (or later date), and it may be extended contingent upon research performance for another year.
The position is part of a larger research program at Georgia Tech, Health Analytics (www.healthanalytics.gatech.edu) but the candidate will be supervised by the faculty member Dr. Nicoleta Serban on research in the area of health analytics including statistical, machine learning, simulations and optimization models for topics such as decision making in health policy, dynamic models for projecting physician supply, and health outcome studies for mental health and oral health. These projects will involve developing methods and analysis of very large data (10+ Terabytes of data), towards the ultimate goal of building knowledge and results to improve patients' health and wellbeing.
Responsibilities of the post-doctoral fellow include research on health informatics topics using quantitative or analytical approaches; the research should culminate in journal publications and/or teaching case studies. Responsibilities of the post-doctoral fellow may also include participating in grant writing, seeking funding, managing center collaborators in clinical or policy positions, and co-supervising undergraduate and graduate students on research.
Qualified applicants must possess a Ph.D. in industrial or systems engineering, operations research, statistics, or other-related fields before the appointment begins. Strong written and oral communication skills are a must. Experience with healthcare applications and knowledge of the health field is not required but will be a plus. A strong technical background is expected, and successful applicants will also exhibit leadership organizational strengths.
Please upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, and research papers to the following URL, https://forms.isye.gatech.edu/health-analytics
References may be requested. College transcripts will be required of all the final candidates.
Application Deadline: until position is filled
Georgia Tech is a unit of the University System of Georgia and is an Equal Education/Employment Opportunity Institution; applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.