Health Informatics and Health Innovations Postdoctoral Scholar
Location: Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, UC Davis Health System (Sacramento campus)
Salary: NIH postdoctoral salary scale, benefits, plus $2,000 annual professional development fund
Duration: Two years with the possibility of extension
A postdoctoral scholar is sought to collaborate with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing faculty and the Associate Dean for Research in developing a program of research in technology-related innovation in health-care delivery in both acute care and community-based settings. Immediate opportunities for research include:
- A multicomponent program to improve cancer care coordination for under-resourced and disadvantaged patients utilizing mobile and social networking technologies
- Training for health coaches in a community, team-care setting utilizing distance learning and remote monitoring
- Patient and stakeholder engagement in the design, governance and research priority setting for a national clinical data research network for comparative effectiveness research addressing obesity, congestive heart failure and Kawasaki Disease
- Postdoctoral scholars who bring or develop their own specific interests in an area of research relevant to health informatics, technology-enabled care models or other health innovations would also have time to develop autonomous projects in addition to participating in existing programs of research.
A successful candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:
- A Ph.D. in the field of health informatics, nursing science, health sciences, social science or related field
- Experience with design, implementation or research involving health interventions utilizing technology
- An emphasis on data visualization or health communication with patients is preferred
- Background in either quantitative or qualitative methodologies are of interest
- Demonstrated project management expertise and strong communication skills
- Requires excellent academic writing skills demonstrated in grant proposals, papers or reports.
- Facilitation skills to lead meetings, foster participation, elicit feedback, achieve consensus and produce results.
Qualified applicants should send their curriculum vitae or resume, a statement of interest to the attention of Lisa Reevesman, Academic Personnel Coordinator at email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact Lisa Reevesman at (916) 734-4737 or via email at email@example.com.