JOB NO.: 91238-FA

Work Type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 91238-FA

Working Title: Health Systems Faculty Researcher



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 23, 2017

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Industrial Engineering with specialization in Health Systems Engineering required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Strong candidates for this position will have research expertise and experience in the investigation of work flow, work processes such as Industrial and Systems Engineering, and primary health care research. A proven track record in leading research teams in the conduct of health care and primary care research, primary-specialty care integration, and applied health systems operational improvement would be of benefit to an applicant. This position is available to researchers at the beginning of their career.

Position Summary:

The UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH) ( seeks a candidate to join a leading family medicine and community health research department as a faculty researcher. This faculty member will have responsibilities that include research, and teaching Health Systems Engineering to various learners including medical students, residents, fellows, engineering and business students, and others in clinical and research settings.

Additional Information:


The University of Wisconsin, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, a leader in family medicine research, is seeking a PhD Researcher with experience in health systems engineering and health care research. Success in work with health systems research and engineering and experience working in or with an academic medical center and primary care settings, or primary-specialty care integration, and applying a work systems design model (such as the Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety - SEIPS) to improve clinical care is required. The preferred candidate will excel in effective and positive communication; be able to work collaboratively across the university and the state, as well as independently. S/he should be familiar with quantitative and qualitative research methods, data collection and analysis and summarizing and publishing research findings. The ideal candidate will be expected to lead their own project, publish extensively and develop new funded research initiatives. Experience in working across disciplinary lines will be highly valued.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. Minorities & women are encouraged to apply.


Joanne Looze
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Instructions to applicants:

Please press "Apply Now" to begin the application. You will be required to upload a cover letter, CV and three letters of reference.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

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Advertised: 23 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 18 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time