The Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute (OSMI) in New Orleans invites applications for a full-time benefited, Health Informatics Researcher position. We seek Ph.D. and MD/Ph.D. trained applicants with expertise in the physiology of exercise to work with the institute’s world-class physicians performing research focused on careful examination of clinical outcomes in a variety of operative and non-operative treatments of sports medicine-related injuries. Highly qualified applicants may be considered for an assistant/associate professor position and an adjunct appointment at the University of Queensland School of Medicine. This position is not eligible for remote work. OSMI runs a program with over 160 athletic trainers, numerous operative and non-operative clinicians, physical therapists, and performance trainers. The program has locations throughout New Orleans and the state of Louisiana as well as the Mississippi Gulf Coast. It includes an operative fellowship training, an orthopedic residency, three board-certified orthopedists, and one sports medicine research fellow. OSMI also has residency programs in sports medicine assistantship and sports medicine physical therapy as well.
Develops a research portfolio as an independent investigator.
Pursues grant funding opportunities (federal, industry and/or philanthropic).
Presents scholarly work at conferences and/or publishes in peer-reviewed journals.
Works collaboratively with faculty on courses, research, and special projects related to health informatics.
Provides advanced analytics for health system-level, data-driven, clinical initiatives.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required – PhD or master’s degree in biomedical informatics, bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, or related field from an accredited school.
Preferred – PhD in in biomedical informatics, bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, or related field from an accredited school or MD/DO.
Required – Track record of publications.
Completed post-doctoral training with PhD;
5 years of relevant professional level experience with master’s degree in biomedical informatics, bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, or related field from an accredited school.
Preferred – Track record of investigator-initiated research and related funding.
Required – None.
Preferred – Nationally Recognized Informatics Certification or membership to national society.
Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Celebrating 80 years in 2022, it leads nationally in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, liver and heart transplants and pediatrics, among other areas. Ochsner is consistently named both the top hospital and top children’s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report. The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including over 700 clinical studies. It has more than 34,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 40 hospitals and more than 300 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls. In 2021, Ochsner Health treated more than 1 million people from every state and 75 count...ries. As Louisiana’s top healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit https://www.ochsner.org/.