Open Rank - Health Services Administration
The Department of Health Services Administration in the School of Health Professions the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a full time, open rank, tenure-track faculty position. The new faculty member should demonstrate experience in the application of Health Informatics across various healthcare disciplines.
Essential job responsibilities included expertise and experience in health informatics as applied to the various elements of user experience, human factors, human-computer interaction, clinical systems, and ability to correlate with other related fields, such as data analytics, that intersect with health informatics. The ideal candidate will have earned a terminal degree in a relevant discipline that qualifies for mentoring students and teaching in our user experience track of our health informatics graduate programs. Candidates at the rank of Associate professor or above will demonstrate a strong portfolio of research and scholarship. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Health Informatics program at UAB is one of the oldest programs in the country with a long-standing reputation of producing work force ready graduates, many of whom go into leadership positions. The HI program has strong faculty, a rigorous curriculum, and a supportive advisory board. The department is supportive, providing mentoring in scholarly pursuits and support for dissemination of scholarly products.
The Department of Health Services Administration offers two doctoral programs, and masters programs in Health Informatics (CAHIIM accredited), Healthcare Quality and Safety (CAHME accredited), Health Administration (CAHME-accredited, ranked #1 in the nation by US News and World Report), and Healthcare Simulation (one of a few in the nation). We also have a large, AUPHA-certified undergraduate program in Healthcare Management and conduct tailored continuing education programs with the field of practice. We are committed to developing leaders who will shape tomorrow’s health care and our department lives by our values of Collaboration, Respect, Excellence, Integrity, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
The selected applicant will join a diverse and vibrant academic community. With over 40 full-time faculty members, 4,000+ alumni, and an enrollment of just under 800 students, the department has a solid fiscal foundation and an engaged community of alumni and other practitioners. Department faculty engage in multidisciplinary research programs with faculty from across the academic campus, academic medical center (UAB Health System) and UAB Heersink School of Medicine Informatics Institute. UAB is a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University with an international reputation in health care education and biomedical research. The university has a long-standing reputation for collaboration across its 20 University-Wide Interdisciplinary Research Centers. For more information, please visit our web site: http://www.uab.ed u/shp/hsa/.
Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) their Curriculum Vitae, and 3) a statement of their teaching philosophy and 4) research statement/interests.
For any questions about the search, the department, or UAB please contact the search committee chair:
Michelle R Brown, Ph.D.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Formal review of applications will begin on October 1, 2022. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Interested individuals should apply at:
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.