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 at the Indiana
University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.
Exceptional faculty candidates are sought to join our fast-growing
department. We welcome applications from established researchers
with collaborative research teams. 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.
Fostering an inclusive environment makes us stronger. The IU School
of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI draws on the strengths of a
diverse community of students, faculty and staff to enrich the
educational experience, broaden participation in computing, and
meet the needs of emerging technology. The SoIC is committed to
actively recruiting and retaining students, faculty and staff from
all backgrounds and cultures to join the next generation of
innovators. We welcome what every individual brings to our learning
environment--socially, geographically, and in thought and
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
o Ph.D. or clinical doctorate (M.D., D.N.P., D.D.S. or Pharm.D.), a
doctorate in clinical or related Informatics, Information Science,
Computer Science, Engineering, Communications or other Social
Sciences, or related fields. Applicants must have completed their
degree by the date of appointment.
o Demonstrated ability to exhibit effective teaching and to
creatively adapt and diversify pedagogy for online or blended
o Demonstrated ability to collaborate and develop a cutting edge,
independent research program.
Responsibility of 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 Bioinformatics program. Experience
with active learning strategies, co-teaching, and interprofessional
student teams is desirable.
3) to lead multiple bioinformatics 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.
for application instructions.
Review of applications will begin immediately, however, the
position will remain open until filled.
Questions pertaining to this position may be directed to the
Assistant to the Chair, Robyn Hart at robhart(at)iupui.edu.