Update 12/1/2016: POSITION CLOSED
The Division of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) in the Department of Medicine at the University of California San Diego is looking for 2 postdoctoral candidates with a background in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and usability. The position will start immediately, and the duration of the postdoc is one year with a possibility of extending for another year.
DBMI leads multiple federally and non-profit funded biomedical research projects, which are focused on the integration, analysis, and sharing of biomedical and health care data for the scientific community, as well as patient-centered research. In addition, the department runs a complex computational infrastructure that allows privacy preserved access and analysis of these data.
The candidates will work as part of an NIH BD2K project (https://biocaddie.org/) and conduct contextual inquiry and usability testing for improving and expanding DataMed (https://datamed.org/), which is a data access tool for biomedical researchers.
* Salary and stipends
The salaries follow standard University of California rate:
As of December, 2016, postdocs salaries will be at a minimum at level 2. Depending on the total number of years worked as a postdoc, candidates will receive higher-level salaries according to the salary table.
The application review will begin immediately. To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org your CV, 2 references, a one-page research statement describing your responses to this call with the title starting, “[DataMed postdoc].” Please feel free to email any questions before you apply.