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Human Factors Research Scientists (Healthcare)

Recruitment will begin shortly for two full time Human Factors Engineering scientists (MS and PhD level) and a part time Research Coordinator (BS level) to join the National Center for Human Factors Engineering in Healthcare.

The Center will be founded in August 2010 as part of the MedStar Institute for Innovations in Washington DC, in association with Georgetown University. The Center will apply human factors engineering principles and research methods to healthcare with a focus on improving safety, efficiency, and reliability in the medical domain. MedStar Health is a 9-hospital system which includes two academic medical centers, Georgetown University Hospital and the Washington Hospital Center. The MedStar system is an outstanding clinical laboratory for human factors research, as it has clinically diverse hospitals and an exceptional research support infrastructure from the MedStar Health Research Institute. Visit to email R.J. (Terry) Fairbanks directly if you are interested in learning more about any of the positions or to refer a potential candidate.

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