Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Job Announcement: Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research

Organization: Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Posted Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Application Due Date: Friday, February 1, 2019, Open Until Filled

Position Description:

This is an Integrated Fellowship in Health Services and Outcomes Research Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research.

The Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research (CROR) will contribute to the design, development, execution, and implementation of scientific research related to the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities. In addition, the fellow will be responsible for performing a full range of research-related activities, facilitating training programs, developing publications and grant writing.

The fellow will fulfill training requirements of the Integrated Program in Health Services Research, Center for Education in Health Sciences, in the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. This two-year, full-time fellowship provides an opportunity for individuals who have completed an M.D. or Ph.D. to gain expertise and experience in health services research, with the goal of preparing fellows for a career in health services research. Positions begin between July and September 2019.

The Integrated Fellowship program of research is centered on the following topical areas:
• Employment of Persons with Physical Disabilities
• Disability, Chronic Illness, and Rehabilitation
• Disability Policy
• Healthcare Quality
• Healthcare Communication
• Health Services Research and Health Policy
• Healthcare Equity
• Patient Safety
• Healthcare Economics

The fellowship requires a focus on one or more of the priorities listed in the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research’s long-range plan.

The fellowship program builds on the synergy between several Northwestern University departments, schools and organizations, including Feinberg School of Medicine Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Surgery and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center, the Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics, and the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

How to Apply:

Information about application requirements is available on the program’s website.

You may also visit our department website for more information.

Contact Allen Heinemann at for questions about eligibility and program fit.

We encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Northwestern University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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