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Postdoctoral Principal Researcher Position at Chicago Booth in Healthcare Analytics

  • 1.  Postdoctoral Principal Researcher Position at Chicago Booth in Healthcare Analytics

    Posted 13 days ago

    The Healthcare Analytics Laboratory at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, led by Professor Dan Adelman, is accepting applications for a Principal Researcher position. The Principal Researcher will engage in research and project-related activities in the Lab.

    The mission of the Healthcare Analytics Lab is to study the real-world problems of the modern healthcare industry in both classroom and research environments. The Lab is comprised of fellow Principal Researchers, PhD students, medical students and residents, and MBA students. Analyzing significant real-world data provided by partner hospitals and healthcare systems, the team applies sophisticated quantitative analytical methods to study healthcare delivery across a wide range of healthcare domains and topics of interest – including but not limited to the development and application of novel methods of analysis; development, testing, and implementation of new tools; and assessment of operational, financial, and clinical outcomes.

    The appointment is for a two-year term starting on January 1, 2022, or as soon as possible. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Chicago Booth is dedicated to creating an environment where people of different backgrounds, broadly defined, feel valued and where their ideas and contributions can flourish. Chicago Booth welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and under-represented groups. If you need an accommodation to apply to a Chicago Booth Research Staff Program, or if there are other factors impacting your ability to apply to an open position, please email

    Preferred Qualifications

    • PhD by start date in a field relevant to the research being conducted.
    • Proficiency in in at least one of the following: optimization, statistics, machine learning, or econometrics
    • Must have healthcare domain knowledge.

    Application Process

    Interested candidates should apply to this posting and submit the following materials:

    • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
    • Cover Letter
    • Complete postsecondary transcripts

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