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Academic Rank/Depends on Qualifications - Human Factors

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Requisition Details

GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2015-346
Department Neurological Sciences 50001975
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
FTE:

100

Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule 8:00-5:00pm
Requisition Category Faculty
Requisition Title Academic Rank/Depends on Qualifications - Human Factors
Job Title/Academic Rank Human Factors Faculty Member
Additional Requisition Title
Appointment Type DOQ - DEPENDS ON QUALS
Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience
Job/EEO Category Faculty
Job Requisition Begin Date 11/04/2015

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 medicine. The successful candidate will be expected to participate actively in an ambitious new multidisciplinary initiative in the study of mind and brain health that includes faculty across the UNMC campus. The position offers numerous opportunities or interdisciplinary research collaborations throughout the university.

Candidates for this academic position should have an 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, and use of remote sensor data for monitoring patient physiology, mobility, transportation, behavior and health in the field.

Required Qualifications

PhD or MD/PhD degree with specific training and expertise in human factors/ergonomics

Supplemental Qualifications

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, 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 Environment
Other working environment

Mind and Brain Health Lab

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Not Applicable
Driving Occasionally
Kneeling Occasionally
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting 2-5 hours
Standing 2-5 hours
Squatting Occasionally
Walking Up to 2 hours

EXPOSURES

Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids No
Chemical hazards No
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise No
Changes of temperature/humidity No
Wear PPE No
Work with laboratory animals No
Radiation
Operating hand/power tools No
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Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both
Repetitive Motion Both
Grasping Both
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Keyboarding

Addtional

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description.

Work in the Mind and Brain Health Lab: Design or evaluate human work systems, using human factors engineering and ergonomic principles to optimize usability, cost, quality, safety or performance.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Requisition Specific Questions

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