The successful candidate will have the appropriate mentorship and supervision to see through health services research projects from idea to publication, and the opportunity to present at national and international meetings. The candidate will be able to develop a research niche and area of expertise in cardiothoracic surgery and lung transplantation. The candidate will become facile in the management and analysis of big data as it pertains to cardiothoracic surgery with emphasis on health care delivery and policy. The candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary research environment which includes multiple renowned cardiothoracic surgeons, pulmonologists and lung transplant specialists, in addition to having access to basic scientists in the department.
A Research Associate (postdoc) position is available in the Cardiothoracic Surgery Health Services Research Lab of Dr. Abdelsattar in the Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Loyola University Chicago. The Loyola thoracic surgery program is the busiest lung transplant program in Chicago having successfully performed over 1000 lung transplants, and is home to some of the busiest robotic thoracic surgeons in the area.
Internal Number: 14996
About Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.