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Assistant Professor Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics-Tenure or Tenure Track

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Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at the University of Texas at Arlington
Texas, United States
23 days ago
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                                              Assistant Professor – Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics-Tenure or Tenure Track 

Computer Science and Engineer

Job Summary:

The Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics and the Computer Science and
Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) seek applicants for an Assistant
Professor tenure-track position to teach and conduct research in Health Informatics. We
seek faculty members with outstanding qualifications who share the University’s core values
of high standards of excellence in innovative and collaborative research, combined with
fostering an open and inclusive environment that promotes participation of underrepresented
groups in research.
This position is part of the newly established Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health
Informatics, whose goals are to conduct research and develop top-quality informatics
programs to serve the entire University and the community. The academic appointment will
be in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Candidates should show evidence of exceptional research promise and are expected to
contribute to building a nationally and internationally recognized research group, develop a
research program, and provide leadership in the formation of a new informatics program,
including developing and teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Ideal
candidates will have a broad understanding and interest in interdisciplinary studies and
demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their research, eaching, and service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The individual will be an integral part of the Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health
Informatics and will increase the visibility of the Center and profession through research,
teaching, national relationship building, collaboration, and network; Teach and develop
courses related to healthcare data analytics, consumer health informatics, health information
management, health information technology, and research; Contribute to building a
nationally and internationally recognized research group; Establish an independent research
program evidenced by publications and external research funding; Develop and maintain
academic courses based on industry needs and accreditation requirements; Participate in
marketing efforts to support the visibility and reputation of the Center. Work collaboratively
with faculty and staff on courses, research, and special projects. This individual will report to the Executive Director and Co-Director of the Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health
Informatics and for the faculty role to the Chair of the Computer Science and Engineering.
The individual will contribute to and participate in fostering a culture of inclusion in support of
college diversity goals.



Requirements

Required Qualifications:

• Either a PhD in Health Informatics or a PhD in Computer Science or related field and
experience in health informatics or health information management: OR currently enrolled in
one such doctoral program with a completion date within six months of hire
• Evidence of cultural competence and demonstrated success working with diverse
populations is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• An active member of national and state health informatics or Health Informatics and
Information Management associations and/or active in eHealth initiatives.
• A strong background working with inferential statistics, machine learning, data analytics,
emerging technologies (AI, VR, etc.).
• Experience in research design and research methods with a demonstrated ability to publish
research findings
• Experience working within an academic computer science stetting and comfortable using
health information technologies.

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must apply online at: http://uta.peopleadmin.com/. A complete application
includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) statement of research interests and goals, 3) diversity
statement, and 4) names and contact information of three references.

Documents Needed To Apply: jitenga.knox@uta.edu
Required Documents
1. Resume or CV
2. Statement of Research Interests
3. Statement on diversity, equity and inclusion

Job Information

  • Job ID: 55783529
  • Location:
    Texas, United States
    Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics-Tenure or Tenure Track
  • Company Name: Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at the University of Texas at Arlington
  • Worksite: Academic Institution
  • Job Function: Healthcare Informatics
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
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