Assistant Professor - Health Informatics/Data Science

Employer
University of North Texas
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 Spring 2022.

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 profession.

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 experience.

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.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should email their CV to IS_hiring@unt.edu by Friday, October 22, 2021 for consideration.

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