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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow - Infectious Diseases in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Healthcare Human Factors Lab (HHFL) at Emory University is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Infectious Diseases. The HHFL’s mission is to increase the safety of healthcare through human factors-based evaluation and design. The current focus of the HHFL is on infection prevention and control (IPC). Within this arena, our research projects tackle a range of problems, which span from the evaluation of personal protective equipment to understanding healthcare worker (HCW) competency and training requirements for IPC. We use both quantitative and qualitative methods to study HCW behavior in high-fidelity simulations as well as in the field. Our inter-disciplinary team collaborates across departments and schools at Emory University and with many partner institutions.

We are seeking qualified candidates who hold, or anticipate earning, a doctorate in a human factors and ergonomics, engineering psychology, cognitive psychology, systems engineering, or related fields. Degrees from foreign universities should be equivalent in training and research experience to a doctoral degree from a U.S. institution.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

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Job Number 58605

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

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