Open Rank, Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Health and Biomedical Informatics, Department

Employer
IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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, research agenda.

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 IUPUI.

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 projects.
o Outstanding record conducting individual and collaborative research.
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.

Qualifications
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 appointment.
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.

Visit https://soic.iupui.edu/openings/ for application instructions.
Review of applications will begin immediately.
Questions may be directed to the Assistant to the Chair, Robyn Hart at robhart@iupui.edu.

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