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Post Doctoral Scholar, Healthcare Analytics, Haskayne School of Business

Job ID: 22245

Updated: February 22, 2021

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

Duration: TWO YEARS     
Start date: SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 OR AS NEGOTIATED    
Annual Stipend: UP TO $60,000 (including benefits)

The Operations and Supply Chain Management Area in the HASKAYNE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS.

Position Description
Applicants are invited for a postdoctoral research position in healthcare analytics at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. The researcher will work on projects related to the development of innovative, implementable and effective healthcare delivery. Our faculty has collaborative relationships with researchers in the Cumming School of Medicine and with clinicians within the Alberta healthcare system. The successful candidate will work closely in a team of faculty, students and hospital’s clinicians and administrators under the supervision of Dr. Marco Bijvank and Dr. Eddy Lang, MD (Clinical and Academic Department Head for Emergency Medicine). 

Salary and benefits are competitive based on qualifications (up to $60,000/year). The initial appointment is for one year starting on September 1, 2021, and is renewable based on mutual consent and satisfactory performance. There is flexibility with regards to the starting date to accommodate the selected candidate. 

Appropriate candidates should demonstrate strong abilities to conduct applied and theoretical research in stochastic modeling and statistical/data analytics, and have a good knowledge of computer programming. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. completed in the last 3 years in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Machine Learning or a related discipline.

Application details
Interested individuals should email their curriculum vitae, motivation letter, research statement, a sample research manuscript and two letters of reference to Dr. Marco Bijvank at [email protected]. Requests for additional information should also be directed to him.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, please submit your application material no later than March 31, 2021.

Additional Information

To learn more about postdoctoral scholar opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Postdoc Careers website. For more information about the Haskayne School of Business visit Careers in the Haskayne School of Business.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

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Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from the strongest economy in the nation and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

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