Associate or Full Professor (Ladder, HS Clin, Clin X, In-Residence and Adjunct) - Biomedical Informatics
University of California San Diego
Associate or Full Professor Faculty Position in Biomedical Informatics. The Division of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) in the Department of Medicine (http://dbmi.ucsd.edu) at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is currently recruiting outstanding faculty for tenure-track and non-tenured positions. Leadership roles will be considered according to the candidates' interests and prior accomplishments.
DBMI is seeking current and future leaders to direct research and/or develop service programs in the following areas, as well as to teach in our training programs:
Clinical research informatics
Biomedical data modeling and ontologies
Biomedical natural language processing and information retrieval
Human computer interaction and usability
Global health informatics
DBMI is currently involved in several ambitious initiatives. Our team is creating privacy-preserving networks to share research data and techniques to perform distributed analytics to enable comparative effectiveness research. We are also developing infrastructure to allow researchers to find available biomedical data, working with collaborators from several institutions. Our current efforts focus on mining biomedical text, electronic health record (EHR) and 'omics data, improving utilization of laboratory tests for clinical care, improving feedback of patient outcomes to clinicians, information retrieval, integrating genome and phenotypes in quantitative models, and studying robust methods of providing informed consent for research subjects. DBMI has a history of hosting large projects such as iDASH (integrating Data for Analysis, 'anonymization,' and SHaring), one of NIH-funded National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC), and currently leads several others such as pSCANNER (patient-centered SCAlable National Network for Effectiveness Research, a PCORI-funded clinical data research network covering over 21 million patients and 10 health systems, and the NIH-funded California Precision Medicine Consortium. Additionally, the DBMI has a central role in clinical and research informatics at the UCSD Health System.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in biomedical informatics, computer science, or related disciplines or have a health sciences doctoral degree (MD, OD, DMD, or equivalent). Candidates with an MD or equivalent degree must be board certified/board eligible in their area of specialty. Candidates with an MD must have certification and be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California. Candidates must have original, peer-reviewed publications (preferably first-authored). Strong management and interpersonal skills are required.
A strong record of extramural funding and teaching excellence is strongly preferred.
The appropriate series and appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor Rank based on candidate's experience and qualifications. Series will include Ladder Rank, In-Residence with secured extramural funding, Clinical X, HS Clinical and Adjunct. Joint appointments with other departments will be supported.
A link to full descriptions of the series is provided for your review:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
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