Post-Doctoral Fellow Position Available

Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Specialty: Gerontology, Informatics, Health Services Research
We are seeking a talented and motivated post-doctoral fellow to join the research team of Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN at the Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri. The goal of our research team is to improve systems of care for older adults. We employ a multi-disciplinary team science approach including engineering, informatics, social work, physical therapy and information science. 

We are looking for a passionate individual with the potential to become a great scientist who can make an impact on healthcare of older adults. We strive to create a collaborative environment, where open-minded colleagues enjoy the process of being creative and making discoveries.

Team members collaborate with other interdisciplinary centers, such as the Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technologies (Eldertech), the University of Missouri Informatics Institute and larger projects including the nation demonstration called the Missouri Quality Improvement Initiative (MOQI) funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovations Center. The position offers the opportunity to become an active member of the multi-disciplinary aging research community at Mizzou.

This full-time fellow will be actively involved in an AHRQ R01 study with aims to: 1) develop and test a national nursing home IT maturity and staging criteria model; 2) conduct a national assessment of of nursing home IT maturity; and 3) assess relationships between stages of nursing home IT maturity and quality measures. The fellow will also have dedicated time and resources to advance their own research in these areas.

Fellowship Options Fellowship Components
In residence Mentorship
Distance-based with intensive on-site campus experiences Interdisciplinary Research Training & Experience Professional Development Opportunities 

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Alexander at and include their CV, statement of research and contact information. Please include information for three referees.

Qualifications: The candidate should have a PhD in nursing or relevant healthcare-related field and strong expertise in gerontology, informatics, and/or health services research.
Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Missouri
Sinclair School of Nursing
Phone: 573-801-3131

Recent Relevant Publications:

1. Alexander GL, Madsen RW, Miller EL, Schaumberg MK, Holm AE, Alexander RL, Wise KK, Dougherty ML, and Gugerty B. (2017) A National Report of Nursing Home Information Technology: Year One Results. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 24(1), 67-73.

2. Alexander GL, Rantz M, Galambos C, Vogelsmeier A; Flesner M, Popejoy LL, et al. Preparing nursing homes for the future of health information exchange. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2015;6(2):248-66.