The Indiana University 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, 2019 or when position is filled on the IUPUI campus.
Exceptional researchers in health informatics 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 informatics areas related healthcare.
The Ideal Candidate
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.
Outstanding record conducting individual and collaborative research.
Will have experience with one or more of the following: Health Information Technology (HIT), Health Information Exchange (HIE), Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, learning health systems, big data analytics, natural language processing, and data science in Health and Biomedical Informatics.
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. 1)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 inter-professional student teams is desirable. 2)to lead multiple health and biomedical informatics initiatives: The successful candidate will promote BHI research projects, teach core 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.
Ph.D. or clinical doctorate (M.D., D.N.P., D.D.S. or Pharm.D.) biomedical informatics, medical informatics, dental informatics, computer science, or related field and relevant research training and experience in health care. Applicants must have completed their degree by the date of appointment.
Academic rank beyond Assistant Professor will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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.
Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions pertaining to this position may be directed to Robyn Hart, the Assistant to the Chair, at robhart(at)iupui.edu.
IUPUI, the state's premier urban research institution, is a national leader in life sciences research, civic engagement, service learning, first-year experiences, and assessment of institutional effectiveness. IUPUI's nearly 30,000 students pursue Indiana University or Purdue University degrees across 17 distinct schools, ranging from Business and Liberal Arts to Engineering and Technology. Indianapolis, the state capital of Indiana, is the 14th largest city in the nation and is home to outstanding cultural institutions and several professional sports teams situated in a diverse regional economy.
IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. IUPUI has received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from Insight Into Diversity for seven consecutive years. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students' academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status.
OAA #: IN-INFO-BHI18004
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 6449
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.