Faculty Professor Assistant/Health Informatics - Full-Time
SHRS-Health Information Management - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20003065)
Assistant Professor in Health Informatics
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 within the tenure stream. The position will begin May 1, 2021, 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 B.S degree in Health Information Management and an M.S. 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, 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 in health data science and health informatics.
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 PhD degree (or other doctorate degrees) in health informatics, health service administration, computer, and information sciences, physics, applied mathematics, statistics, 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.
Candidates should response with a cover letter, statement of teaching and research experience and interests, curriculum vitae , three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, and possible start date to join.pitt.edu under requisition #20003065.
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