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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Rajan Puri

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Puri, Rajan
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
1-year or more (full-time)
Appointment Start Date: 
As soon as possible
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Please email the required application materials to:
Dr. Rajan Puri, M.D., MPH (
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Occupational Medicine
Director, Strategic Health Initiatives and Innovation
Director, Workplace Health Innovation Lab (WHIL)
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)
Stanford University

The Workplace Health and Innovation Laboratory (WHIL lab) is a newly-launched interdisciplinary research laboratory focused around the realization of new and novel ideas from within the Stanford community regarding total worker health. The WHIL lab is housed in the new Environmental Health & Safety Building (EH&S) at the Dept of Occupational Medicine at Stanford University and is searching for a postdoctoral scholar. The WHIL laboratory is led by Dr. Rajan Puri, who is also affiliated with the Department of Medicine, Section of Occupational Medicine. The lab focuses on cutting-edge research at the intersection of computer vision and AI, to provide real-world solutions to problems in workplace health and safety. The lab develops novel methods in AI, including multi-modal deep learning and human-compatible AI to leverage specialized expertise and knowledge of the work environment.
The postdoctoral scholar will be working on several research topics:  a) Ergonomics AI  in healthcare  b) Environmental- Wildfire smoke  AI  c) Healthcare devices/wearables d) mobile apps e) Additional projects as they arise.
The scholar will deploy and evaluate these methods as clinical applications to transform workplace health and safety. The scholar should have excellent IRB experience and  writing skills. The scholar will also be working directly with varying levels of undergraduate and possibly graduate students.

Required Qualifications: 
  1. Post-graduate degree (recent PhD completed) in computer science, engineering,
  2. or a related field
  3. Experience in machine learning and AI, particularly in computer vision and deep learning
  4. Strong record of distinguished scholarly achievement
  5. Outstanding communication, writing,  and presentation skills with fluency in spoken and written English
  6. Excellent IRB experience as evidenced by lead author publications, etc
Required Application Materials: 
  • Interested applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A brief statement of research interests
  • Three letters of reference in one PDF document


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.