Full-time opportunity for a PhD level researcher interested in building a program of research in health professions education. The investigator would work with John Q. Young, MD, MPH, PhD – Professor and Chair, Departments of Psychiatry at the Zucker School of Medicine and the Zucker Hillside Hospital and Senior Vice President for Behavioral Health at Northwell. The research program utilizes both quantitative and qualitative methods to advance learning in the clinical workplace environment. Major foci are competency-based assessment (workplace-based assessment – learning analytics, direct observation and feedback, technology etc…) and cognitive load theory and handovers. Additional areas include professional identity development, resilience and burnout, and trainee attitudes toward mental illness.

The Zucker School of Medicine and Northwell Health have 400 medical students and 2000 residents and fellows, state of the art simulation centers, diverse patient populations and clinical environments, and abundant opportunities for collaboration.

Academic appointment commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits and salary. Please send CV and letter of interest to John Q. Young (jyoung9@northwell.edu) if interested.