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Research Associate (Post-doctoral Fellow)

Loyola University Chicago
Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

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Research Associate (Post-doctoral Fellow)

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Research Associate (Post-doctoral Fellow)

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Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

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This is a 2-year research postdoctoral position. The candidate will work with Dr. Modave, Director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research, and Chair of the Department of Health Informatics and Data Science, in the new Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health, at Loyola University Chicago HSD (

The candidate will develop predictive models of health outcomes using a broad range of data science methods, as well as data coming from large heterogeneous databases (e.g. EHR data, patient-generated data, claims data, and a variety of other publicly available datasets). Of particular interest are individuals with an interest in applications to chronic disease management, cancer prevention, and social determinants of health.
Excellent communication skills, written and oral, are required.


PhD in a data science area.

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Repetitive Motions

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Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:

•PhD in a data science related field (biomedical / Health informatics, data science, computer science, etc.)

•Experience with development of predictive models, biostatistics, machine learning and deep learning methodologies, preferably in the context of health care. Experience with programming in high-level language preferred (e.g. Python, Java, C, C++, etc.)

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For more information:
François Modave, PhD
Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research
Chair, Department of Health Informatics and Data Science
Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health
Loyola University Chicago
Ph: (708) 216-7962

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Working at Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic University and the only one located in Chicago. Shaped by our city and our Jesuit traditions, Loyola University Chicago offers students an educational environment unmatched for its diversity of thought and experience.

Loyola University Chicago comprises four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to eleven schools and colleges: Arrupe College, Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and Graduate School. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois.

With three campuses spread throughout the greater Chicago area, students have access to hundreds of cultural institutions as well as thousands of internships and networking opportunities with the city's Fortune 500 companies. Study-abroad programs at our Rome and Beijing Centers provide engagement with the global community and economy.

While rigorous programs of research and study are one hallmark of a Jesuit education, we're not just preparing students for a career, we're preparing them for life. We challenge our students to learn broadly, to think critically, to serve generously, to lead with integrity, to respect diversity. We come from all faiths and ethnic and economic backgrounds, with a common purpose of building a better society.

Recognizing Loyola’s excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications, and named the University a "best value" in its 2008 rankings.

Our faculty take a person-centered approach to education. They’re not just here to teach students what they know, they’re here to teach them to think critically and creatively and to reach for their own discoveries.

More facts about Loyola University Chicago:

  • Total enrollment: 15,902
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  • 140+ graduate, professional, and graduate-level certificate programs
  • More than 4,000 faculty and staff members 
  • 14:1 Undergraduate student/faculty ratio 
  • 150,000 alumni; 85,000 in Chicago 
  • One of only eight percent of all American colleges and universities to have a Phi Beta Kappa honor society chapter

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