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Post Doc Fellow Position at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • 1.  Post Doc Fellow Position at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Posted 03-15-2019 18:37
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    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.

    Job Description:

    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:


    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.

    Application details:

    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.

    Vikram Tiwari
    Associate Professor
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville TN