Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville TN 37212
Postdoctoral Fellow Position
Area: Healthcare Operations Management / Operations Research
Duration: One to two years (extendable)
Start date: Summer/Fall 2019
The Anesthesiology Department at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Healthcare Operations Management / Operations Research.
Conduct research concerning delivery of healthcare in the perioperative services arena and the various patient care centers using quantitative modeling and analytical techniques, qualitative methods, and/or behavioral approaches.
The School of Medicine has a collaborative relationship with the Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH). The postdoctoral candidate will work closely with faculty members at the School of Medicine and the Perioperative Services department at the VUH. In addition to helping inform practice through research, the Fellow will also be expected to publish in high-impact journals in operations management, operations research, as well as in medical journals.
The Operations Research group has graduated two post-doc fellows. Both these individuals are now faculty members at top academic institutions. Further details about the Operations Research group can be viewed here: https://ww2.mc.vanderbilt.edu/1anesthesiology/50339
The successful candidate will have a PhD in industrial engineering, operations management, operations research, economics, or a related field. The candidate should have strong research skills, enthusiasm for conducting research that is highly practical while based in theory, and the ability to work in a team. Candidates with previous research experience in healthcare operations management and/or health services, as well as experience developing simulation models will be given preference.
Interested individuals should email their curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a sample of publications to Vikram Tiwari (vikram.tiwari@Vanderbilt.Edu), Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Biomedical Informatics, and Director Surgical Analytics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; and, Associate Professor of Management, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University. Short-listed candidates will also be asked to provide three letters of references.Please see the attachment for full details.
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
phone 2 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676)