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Assistant/Associate/Professor (Health Informatics)

Employer
University of Pittsburgh
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 5, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Description

The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Health Information Management invites applications for a position to expand our educational and research activities in health information management and health informatics.  We are seeking applicants for the Assistant/Associate/Professor position, within the tenure stream. The position is open immediately and the search will continue until the position is filled. We are open to candidates from all areas of health informatics. We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in digital health and patient-centered health informatics areas that include but are not limited to health outcomes research, digital health intervention, telehealth and mHealth, home health and technology, technology for healthy aging, health technology for self-management, and quantified self to improve various aspects of life and health.

 

Health Information Management at the University of Pittsburgh is one of the leading academic programs in the nation. The Department offers a B.S degree in Health Information Management and an M.S. in Health Informatics and participates in the Ph.D. program, which is part of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Our department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Current informatics research in the department and the school includes telehealth and mobile health, digital health intervention, data analytics, machine learning, information security and privacy, electronic health records, classification systems, web accessibility, quality of life technologies, and data mining.

 

The department has recently established a Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) program with tracks in health Data Science (DS), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Healthcare Supervision and Management (HSM), and general Health Informatics. The program also offers certificates in Health Data Analytics, Health Information Cybersecurity, Leadership in Health Information, and Revenue Cycle Management.  The programs are offered both on-campus and online. The department has also developed a new curriculum at the undergraduate program (BS in Health Information Management) with an emphasis on health data science and health informatics.

 

The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) ranks 5th among U.S. universities in competitive grants awarded to faculty members by the National Institutes of Health. The University has multiple institutional research resources and centers, for example, the Biomedical Mass Spectrometry Center (BioMS Center), the Center for Medicine and the Microbiome (CMM), and the Center for Vaccine Research (CVR). Pitt's Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is one of twelve initial recipients of a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), funded by the NIH Roadmap Initiative. It maintains a research data warehouse (RDW) that contains data for more than 5 million patients longitudinally. Pitt also provides comprehensive institutional computing resources. Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) is a joint effort of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh that provides university researchers with access to several of the most powerful systems for high-performance computing, communications, and data storage available to scientists and engineers nationwide for unclassified research. Center for Research Computing (CRC) provides different types of hardware for different advanced computing needs for faculties, including SMP nodes, HTC nodes, MPI nodes, and GPU nodes.

 

Requirements:

The successful candidate must have:

  • High potential for research leadership and have a strong commitment to high-quality education. We are particularly interested in candidates with potential involvement in funded research.
  • A Ph.D. degree (or other doctorate degrees) in health informatics, health service administration, computer, and information sciences, or other relevant disciplines. 
  • Experience in teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students, and interests in developing innovative health informatics programs both on-campus and online. 

 

 

Application Process:

 Applicants should apply for the position(s) online at Talent Center: Careers at Pitt or www.join.pitt.edu (requisition # 22001068). A complete application includes: (1) a cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) teaching statement; and (4) full contact information and names of three references (for assistant professor rank) or six references (for associate/full professor rank); (5) teaching evaluations; (6) research statement; (7) potential start date. Confidential inquiries may also be sent to the Search Committee Chair. Recruitment and review of applications will be conducted immediately and continued with full consideration until the position is filled. 

Nominations and confidential inquiries may also be sent to the Search Committee Chair:

Bambang Parmanto, Ph.D. 

Search Committee Chair

University of Pittsburgh

parmanto@pitt.edu

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

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