The IU School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at IUPUI invites
applications for an open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty
position in the Department of BioHealth Informatics (BHI). The
appointment will begin August 1, 2022 on the IUPUI campus.
Exceptional faculty candidates are being sought to join our
fast-growing department. We welcome applications from established
researchers with collaborative research teams. Candidates will be
considered from all areas in health and biomedical informatics,
including health informatics, clinical informatics, medical
informatics and other related informatics areas. Candidates should
demonstrate a strong scholarly record of effective, well-reviewed
teaching accompanied by a scholarly record of research, exhibited
by high-impact peer-reviewed publications and a forward-looking,
By strengthening or complementing the faculty research in the
department, the ideal candidates will use creative, innovative
approaches and technologies to address fundamental BHI challenges
with broader societal impact, and have the potential to leverage
the strengths of the School of Informatics and Computing, including
the Polis Center, the Collaborative AI Institute established at the
IUPUI Campus level, the unique location in downtown Indianapolis,
interdisciplinary and collaborative environment and nation-wide
leadership in the health and life sciences.
As the state's premier urban research institution, IUPUI is
committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and
enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform
academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance
our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and
community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and
inclusive learning and working environments for our students,
staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has
taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to
interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to
identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle
racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at
The Ideal Candidate
o We seek candidates who have an active forward-looking research
agenda, as evidenced by a history of peer-reviewed publications,
grant proposal writing, and involvement in grant-supported research
o Outstanding record conducting individual and collaborative
o Will have experience with one or more of the following: Health
Information Technology (HIT), Health Information Exchange (HIE),
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, learning healthcare system,
big data analytics, natural language processing, and data science
in Health and Biomedical Informatics.
o Will be able to communicate clearly and directly.
Responsibility of the new faculty:
1) to have or to develop an independently funded research program
of international caliber: Candidates must demonstrate an
outstanding scholarly record of research, exhibited by high-impact
peer-reviewed publications and a forward-looking, vigorous research
agenda that will secure competitive, external funding.
2) to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching: The
successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise to contribute
to the teaching mission of the Health and Biomedical Informatics
program. Experience with active learning strategies, co-teaching,
and interprofessional student teams is desirable.
3) to lead multiple health and biomedical informatics initiatives:
The successful candidate will promote BHI research projects, teach
subject matters courses, contribute to curriculum development,
expand the department's scope, and serve on a cross-disciplinary
team to develop multidisciplinary research projects and training
programs in the health and life sciences.
o Ph.D. or clinical doctorate (M.D., D.N.P., D.D.S. or Pharm.D.)
biomedical informatics, medical informatics, computer science or
related field and relevant research training and experience.
Applicants must have completed their degree by the date of
o Academic rank beyond Assistant Professor will be commensurate
with experience and qualifications.
o Demonstrated ability to develop a record of outstanding research
productivity, to obtain external funding, to exhibit effective
teaching in Health Informatics, and to creatively adapt and
diversify pedagogy for online or blended learning.
for application instructions.
Review of applications will begin immediately.
Questions may be directed to the Assistant to the Chair, Robyn Hart