The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is seeking a Post-Doctoral Scholar to support funded research in the broad area of human factors in health care, including ongoing research initiatives in human factors in emergency medicine, home health, and surgery. Additionally, the scholar will support the ISE department's Human Factors program through interaction with graduate students and teaching at the graduate or undergraduate level (a one course assignment).
The UB ISE Human Factors program has a long history of research and education across many areas of human factors and ergonomics. The program's five faculty have interests in health information technology, decision making and communication in complex domains, human-automation interaction, formal modeling, accessibility, and occupational safety and health. There are strong collaborations with research partners at UB's new medical campus (including the Department of Surgery, and Biomedical Engineering), Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Medstar Health (in Washington, DC), and UB's Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access.
Interested candidates should have obtained a Ph.D. degree with focus on human factors and ergonomics. The ideal candidate will have proven talent to work independently with excellent interpersonal, communication, and mentoring skills, with a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications and presentations.
Experience in human factors in health care is strongly recommended.
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