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Human Factors - Academic Rank DOQ

Company: University Of Nebraska Medical Center
Location: Omaha
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Location Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: Requisition Number: 2023-398 Department Department Neurological Sciences 50001975 Business Unit(College/Institute) Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule Work Schedule As directed by supervisor Requisition Category Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Requisition Title Human Factors - Academic Rank DOQ Job Title/Academic Rank Job Title/Academic Rank Human Factors - Academic Rank DOQ Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type Appointment Type DOQ - DEPENDS ON QUALS Salary Range Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date Job Requisition Begin Date 11/22/2023 Position Qualification Position Summary The Department of Neurological Sciences ( DONS ) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center seeks an expert in human factors, human systems integration and health care delivery. The successful candidate will be expected to participate actively in an ambitious new multidisciplinary initiative in the study of engineering and technology in healthcare delivery that includes faculty across the UNMC campus. The position offers numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaborations throughout the university. Candidates for this academic position should have a PhD or MD/PhD degree with specific training and expertise in human factors/ergonomics. Applications will be considered at the junior, mid- career, or senior level. Faculty rank will be commensurate with expertise. The successful candidate should have the expertise needed for the integration of older and cognitively impaired individuals into the design of healthcare tools, interfaces and systems. Relevant expertise includes human factors engineering, human systems integration, simulation, patient safety, electronic health records, smart homes, the built environment and use of remote sensor data for monitoring patient physiology, mobility, transportation, behavior and health in the field.
The DONS features outstanding strengths in movement disorders, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, multiple sclerosis, and other conditions, and includes neuroimaging (including MEG ). The department is well-ranked by the US News World & Report, and is undergoing a major expansion in clinical neurology and neuroscience. The Institution features a growing interdisciplinary neuroscience community, and neuroscience and translational research have been targeted as major institutional priorities. The population base features a relatively high percentage of elderly individuals, yielding uncommon research opportunities for research on Mind and Brain health across the lifespan.

Nebraska Medicine/ UNMC is a 500-bed comprehensive academic medical center that is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States. UNMC is located in Omaha, a vibrant metropolitan area of 865,000 people cited by Forbes as one of the most livable and affordable cities in the US.
Applications are being accepted on line at https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/83027
Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Inquiries: Bethany Lowndes, PhD, MPH , CPE at bethany.lowndes@unmc.edu Required Qualifications PhD or MD/PhD degree in Engineering, Psychology or a similar field with specific training and expertise in human factors/ergonomics. Supplemental Qualifications The successful candidate should have the expertise needed for the design and implementation of human-centered solutions including healthcare tools, interfaces and systems. Relevant expertise includes human factors engineering, human systems integration, macroergonomics, industrial engineering, simulation, patient safety, electronic health records, smart homes, and use of remote sensor data for monitoring patient physiology, mobility, transportation, behavior and health in the field. Working Environment & Physical Requirements WORKING ENVIRONMENT The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Lab environment, Clinical environment Other working environment NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Not Applicable Driving Driving Occasionally Kneeling Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Reaching Occasionally Sitting 2-5 hours Standing Standing 2-5 hours Squatting Occasionally Walking Walking Up to 2 hours EXPOSURES Atmospheric Atmospheric No Blood/body fluids Blood/body fluids No Chemical hazards Chemical hazards No Working on or around moving machinery Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current Electrical current No Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE Wear PPE No Work with laboratory animals Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Hand/Wrists Fine Manipulation Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain Keyboarding and mouse work Addtional Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. EEO Statement EEO Statement EEO Statement The University of Nebraska Medical Center ( UNMC ) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. - Required Documents

  • C.V. Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Other Doc Requisition Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * Do you have an MD or MD/PhD degree in the field identified in the posting?
    • Yes
    • No
    • * How did you hear about this position?
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      • * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.(Open Ended Question) Individuals who need accommodation during the online application or interview process may contact 402-559-4070 or jobs@unmc.edu to request an accommodation. For questions regarding application, please contact UNMC Staffing at jobs@unmc.edu
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Keywords: University Of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha , Human Factors - Academic Rank DOQ, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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