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Job no: 92899-FA
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

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Working Title:

Assistant Professor Notice of Filing

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50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

FEBRUARY 08, 2018



Advertised Salary:

ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and area of specialization:

PhD in Industrial Engineering with specialization in Health Systems Engineering required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Strong candidates for this position will have research expertise and experience in the investigation of work flow, work processes such as Industrial and Systems Engineering, and primary health care research. A proven track record in leading research teams in the conduct of health care and primary care research, primary-specialty care integration, and applied health systems operational improvement would be of benefit to an applicant. This position is available to researchers at the beginning of their career.

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Position Summary:

The UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH) ( seeks a candidate to join a leading family medicine and community health research department as a faculty researcher. This faculty member will have responsibilities that include research, and teaching Health Systems Engineering to various learners including medical students, residents, fellows, engineering and business students, and others in clinical and research settings.

Additional Information:


The University of Wisconsin, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, a leader in family medicine research, is seeking a PhD Researcher with experience in health systems engineering and health care research. Success in work with health systems research and engineering and experience working in or with an academic medical center and primary care settings, or primary-specialty care integration, and applying a work systems design model (such as the Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety - SEIPS) to improve clinical care is required. The preferred candidate will excel in effective and positive communication; be able to work collaboratively across the university and the state, as well as independently. S/he should be familiar with quantitative and qualitative research methods, data collection and analysis and summarizing and publishing research findings. The ideal candidate will be expected to lead their own project, publish extensively and develop new funded research initiatives. Experience in working across disciplinary lines will be highly valued.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities.

A competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted for this employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected. An application for Alien Employment Certification is being filed on behalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity. Anyone with documentary evidence relative to the application, or available workers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the Regional Certifying Office of the Department of Labor at the following address:

U.S Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Foreign Labor Certification National Processing Center
Harris Tower
233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410
Atlanta GA 30303
Phone: 404-893-0101, Fax: 404-893-4642


Joanne Looze
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement. See the job posting for more details.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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