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Postdoctoral Position in Healthcare Analytics at Chicago Booth

  • 1.  Postdoctoral Position in Healthcare Analytics at Chicago Booth

    Posted 02-09-2018 12:49
    In the Healthcare Analytics Laboratory at Chicago Booth, teams of MBA students and other graduate students from across campus work with healthcare providers to improve delivery by analyzing large, complex datasets. The Postdoctoral Research Professional will work with faculty, staff, students, and sponsors to help scope, organize, plan, and execute/coach these real-world projects. He/she will collaborate on research to convert project topics into publishable papers and possibly teaching case studies.  More information about the Lab can be found at

    This position is expected to last for two years with the possibility of an additional year.


        1. Ph.D. in Operations Research/Operations Management or related field required.
        2. Background conducting quantitative research in healthcare is required.
        3. Ability to demonstrate a broad range of interests in healthcare management that span and integrate clinical, operational, and financial issues.
        4. Strong capability to learn (as appropriate) and deploy a wide range of quantitative methodologies in operations research, statistics/econometrics, and machine learning, required.
        5. Experience working with large datasets required.
        6. Advanced computer skills in scientific computing are required.
        7. Excellent communication and organizational skills are required.

    Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled, or no later than April 1, 2018. The starting date for the position is July 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary and benefits are competitive based on qualifications.

    Successful candidates must be eligible to work in the US and must successfully complete a third-party background check and reference check. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer

    Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Nat Grotte ( To apply, point your web browser to:
    or go to the University of Chicago jobs site at: and search for requisition number 098787.

    Dan Adelman
    Professor of Operations Management
    University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
    Chicago IL