Date Posted: Jan 9, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2018
- Michigan Medicine
- Location: Ann Arbor, MI
- Job Number: 7049477
- Posting Date: Jan 9, 2018
- Application Deadline:
Feb 9, 2018
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Care Informatics and Analytics
We have constructed a big data analytics resource system containing detailed information on a wide range of treatment and prognostics factors for all treated patients. The postdoctoral fellow will focus upon application and development of machine learning and artificial intelligence approaches using this resource to improve clinical practice deliberation and decision processes.
The University of Michigan's Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow in healthcare informatics and analytics.
The department has constructed a big data analytics resource system aggregating detailed information on a wide range of treatment and prognostics factors for treated patients. The work of post-doctoral fellow will focus upon application and development of machine learning and artificial intelligence approaches using this resource with the objectives of improve clinical practice deliberation and decision processes. Enthusiasm for analysis and for publication as we push the frontiers of this work is essential.
A PhD or DSc in a scientific, informatics or health care policy field is required. A publication record demonstrating application of analytics skills is also a requirement for this position.
Experience with R, C#.Net and Azure is desirable.
This position will report to Dr. Charles Mayo. Dr. Mayo’s research interests are focused on improving care for patients by developing analytics tools that automate providing quantitative and statistical measures to augment qualitative and anecdotal evaluation. Additionally, he coordinates technical efforts and clinical efforts to integrate data aggregation, analysis and use into routine processes. The scientific applications of his research are data- driven clinical practice improvement, multi-institutional analysis of factors affecting patient outcomes and practice characterization, nomenclature and ontology.
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How To Apply
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and CV via the University of Michigan’s career portal found at http://careers.umich.edu and reference “145695” in the Keywords search field.
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