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Job Summary

The University of Michigan's Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to support our clinical and research efforts.


This postdoctoral research fellow position will focus on health care informatics and analytics. The ideal candidate will utilize our comprehensive big data analytics resource system to demonstrate application of machine learning and statistical methods to improve health care practice and policy. Responsibilities include development, application and maintenance of the Radiation Oncology Analytics Resource System (M-ROAR) supporting both practice quality improvement (PQI) and translational research (TR) efforts.

Required Qualifications*

A PhD or DSc in a scientific, informatics or health care policy field is required. A publication record demonstrating application of analytics skills is also a requirement for this position.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience with R , C#.Net and Azure is desirable.

Additional Information

This position will report directly to Dr. Charles Mayo, Associate Professor. Dr. Mayo’s research interests are focused on improving care for patients by developing analytics tools that automate providing quantitative and statistical measures to augment qualitative and anecdotal evaluation. Additionally, he coordinates technical efforts and clinical efforts to integrate data aggregation, analysis and use into routine processes. The scientific applications of his research are data- driven clinical practice improvement, multi-institutional analysis of factors affecting patient outcomes and practice characterization, nomenclature and ontology.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: 

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.