Faculty Professor Assistant/Health Information Management - Full-Time
SHRS-Health Information Management - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20000475)
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 Assistant Professor position, outside the tenure stream. The position will begin May 1, 2020, and the search will continue until the position is filled.
Health Information Management at the University of Pittsburgh is one of the leading academic programs in the nation. The Department offers a baccalaureate degree in health information management and a master's degree in health informatics and participates in the PhD 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, health information management, electronic health records, web accessibility, quality of life technologies, and data mining.
The department has recently established Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) programs with tracks in health Data Science (DS), Registered Health Record Administrator (RHIA), Health 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. A new curriculum at the undergraduate program (BS in Health Information Management) with emphasis in health data science and health informatics is currently being implemented.
The successful candidate must show 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, and with excellent teaching experience and interests in developing innovative health informatics programs both on campus and online.
Applicants must have a successful background in all areas of health information management and health informatics. The applicant must have experience in teaching, advising and recruitment of undergraduate and graduate students. A PhD degree in relevant disciplines (including but not limited to health informatics, health service administration, computer and information sciences, or applied mathematics and statistics) is required.
Candidates should include a letter of application that details teaching and research experience and interests. Submit a curriculum vitae , three letters of reference, and start date. Please send the application materials to Elaine Devlin, Department Administrator at [email protected] .
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation
Internal Number: 20000475
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.