Openings

We are seeking qualified, curious, and like-minded individuals to join our team and contribute to our overarching healthcare improvement mission. There are a variety of ways to get involved, ranging from undergraduate through post-doctoral student levels, visiting fellows and sabbaticals, and full-time staff and faculty. We invite you to browse our website and to contact us for more information or to discuss any of the below opportunities.

Dr. James C. Benneyan

j.benneyan@northeastern.edu

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Visiting Faculty

Visiting Academic Sabbatical/Faculty Summer Residency

Visiting sabbatical faculty are invited during the academic year (one or two semesters) or for a summer residency. The summer residency can include a combination of helping (1) advise a fellow and/or (2) work on a research problem within our NSF Healthcare Systems Engineering center or independently. If you would like to work on theoretic or applied research at the HSyE Institute during your sabbatical leave, please email j.benneyan@northeastern.edu, attention: Professor James Benneyan. Click here for job posting.

Staff

Research Coordinator (full time)

Primary responsibilities are to manage day to day operational, project management, growth and visibility, relationship management and member cultivation, and meeting and reporting aspects of the HSyE center Institute and associated research centers and projects. This individual will work independently with guidance and oversight from HSyE management and will report to the HSyE Institute director.  Click to read more...

Research Coordinator (part time)

Primary responsibilities are to manage day to day operational, project management, growth and visibility, relationship management and member cultivation, and meeting and reporting aspects of the HSyE Institute and associated research centers and projects. This individual will work independently with guidance and oversight from HSyE management and will report to the HSyE Institute director. Master's degree preferred, bachelors required in industrial engineering, project management familiarity, and a minimum of three years of relevant work experience. Prior experience working in healthcare and/or academic workplaces is preferred but not required.

For more information or to apply, see https://www.myworkday.com/northeastern/d/inst/1$14180/5303$480.htmld

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Talented and motivated post-doctoral fellows with a strong background in statistics, operations research, and industrial engineering are encouraged to contact us. Post-doctoral positions are available throughout the year. All postdoc fellows participate in a structured mentoring and career development fellowship program to help advance their careers, including some combination of research, teaching, mentoring, and application components, along with a schedule of faculty mentoring. Different tracks are available depending on if the postdoc wants to pursue an academic, research, or industry career. Click here to apply or contact Dr.James Benneyan at j.benneyan@northeastern.edu.

VA Healthcare Systems Engineering Fellows

Healthcare systems engineering post-masters and post-doctoral fellowships provides recent engineering graduates mentored research experiences and training to launch independent research careers in the growing field of healthcare systems engineering, in partnership with the VA healthcare system (the largest healthcare system in the U.S. Fellowships last one year for master’s level fellows and two years for fellows with PhDs. Applicants must have a US citizenship due to federal employment rules. Visa sponsorship is not available for this program. Preference will be given to candidates with industrial or systems engineering backgrounds. For more information or to apply, see https://www.newengland.va.gov/verc/fellowships.asp or contact us at j.benneyan@northeastern.edu

Research Students

Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate research assistant in the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute. Job responsibilities include assisting with one of more healthcare industrial engineering applied or research projects in our institute, working collaboratively with other students and reporting the Institute director. Examples of past projects and methods include literature review, data analysis, process observation, flow mapping, six sigma, predictive modeling, computer simulation, and linear programming. Web site skills also are desirable for one of our several openings. Federal work study eligible but not required. Renewable for future semesters. To be considered, please email your resume, transcripts, contact information for three references, and writing sample (project summary, thesis abstract, sample publication) to Professor James Benneyan at j.benneyan@northeastern.edu. For more information or to apply through Northeastern’s employment website, see https://www.myworkday.com/northeastern/d/inst/1$14180/5303$1870.htmld

Graduate Research Internship Positions

Several graduate internship opportunities exist in our centers and in our partner hospitals both in the greater Boston area and across the United States. Each type of position is structured to provide the student with an appropriate experiential educational experience or help discover interesting research projects. Excellent and motivated students are encouraged to contact us with a letter of interest and current resume. Open only for current NEU graduate students with solid GPAs and professional attitudes.

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Undergraduate research assistant in the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute. Job responsibilities include assisting with one of more healthcare industrial engineering applied or research projects in our institute, working collaboratively with other students and reporting the Institute director. Examples of past projects and methods include literature review, data analysis, process observation, flow mapping, six sigma, predictive modeling, computer simulation, and linear programming. Web site skills also are desirable for one of our several openings. Federal work study eligible but not required. Renewable for future semesters. To be considered, please email your resume and contact information to Professor James Benneyan at j.benneyan@northeastern.edu. For more information or to apply through Northeastern’s employment website, see https://www.myworkday.com/northeastern/d/inst/1$14180/5303$6130.htmld

Undergraduate Co-op Positions

Several undergraduate coop opportunities exist in our centers and in our partner hospitals in the greater Boston area, Seattle, Charlotte, and across the United States. Each type of position is structured to provide the student with an appropriate experiential educational experience or help discover interesting research projects. Excellent and motivated students are encouraged to contact us with a letter of interest and current resume. Open only for current undergraduate students with solid GPAs and professional attitudes. Read more. For more information, see https://www.hsye.org/co-op-students.

The AJC Merit Research Scholarship provides academically excellent undergraduates with the opportunity to participate in a full-time, research co-op in the lab of a tenured or tenure-track Northeastern University faculty member in the STEM fields – at a wage comparable to what they might earn in industry. Read more. 

Summer Internship (Non-Northeastern Student)

Northeastern Healthcare IE Summer Internship program, sponsored in part by our CMS Healthcare Systems Engineering Center. The objective of this program is to allow interested students an opportunity to gain experience working in healthcare, discover important research topics, and/or test their current research. This program is open to early undergraduate students through advanced PhD students and can last from 1 to 3 months.