The University of North Texas Department of Information Science
invites applications for a faculty position in Health
Informatics/Data Science at the Assistant Professor rank to begin
The position is for applicants with expertise in the following
areas but not limited to health sciences librarianship, management
of health data and information, digital healthcare systems and
applications, machine learning, data visualization, data analytics,
data fusion, and/or cybersecurity and privacy.
Responsibilities: Applicants should have
a strong commitment to teaching, program building, scholarly
research resulting in high quality publications and presentations,
and service to the department, college, university, and
Instructional responsibilities include teaching courses in
health librarianship/ informatics and data science, and expanding
the curriculum of the health informatics nationally ranked program
through collaborative initiatives in both health information and
data science. The successful candidate is expected to be engaged
with doctoral students and serve on dissertation committees. The
candidate will be encouraged to collaborate and engage in joint
research between different academic units.
Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include:
(a) an earned doctorate in information science with a concentration
in health informatics, data science, computer science, or a closely
related field; (b) evidence of research, scholarship, publications,
and/or external funding; and (c) evidence of teaching
Preferred qualifications include: (a) evidence
of effective teaching via distance or distributed learning methods;
(b) work experience in a health information agency; and (c)
evidence of collaboration with other colleagues.
EEO Statement: The University of North Texas
System and its component institutions are committed to equal
opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws
regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University
of North Texas System and its component institutions do not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age,
disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its
application and admission processes, educational programs and
activities, and employment practices.
Interested candidates should email their CV to IS_hiring@unt.edu by Friday, October
22, 2021 for consideration.