We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will serve as the faculty member with direct oversight of anatomic pathology informatics services as well as participate in biomedical informatics and computational research within the department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. The successful candidate will collaborate with clinical colleagues in the department as well as with the broader applied informatics community at the University of Washington to help enhance the laboratory information system, develop digital pathology and telepathology pathology services, deliver advanced decision support, and leverage technology-based interventions to improve population health and wellness. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication, and administrative skills and to perform education of medical students and post-graduate trainees. The successful candidate will be expected to work with Epic EHR and Epic Beaker. Development of an extramural funded research program is encouraged. This position will provide opportunities to coordinate with institutional programs in bioinformatics, AI, and aligned topics. An academic appointment at a rank commensurate with experience will apply for this position.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and evaluate clinical informatics tools and solutions within Epic Beaker, Epic EHR, Sunquest LIS, and other healthcare information systems, working in coordination with UW Medicine Information Technology Services.
Advise on and coordinate implementation of digital pathology services.
Design and oversee research- and operationally focused informatics projects working with pathology colleagues.
Serve as a faculty investigator, participating in research, educational, and service activities involving a full spectrum of translational bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, clinical informatics, and population health informatics initiatives.
Participate in pathology residency and clinical informatics fellowship education.
Service responsibilities will include at least 50% dedicated to operational and administrative informatics-related activities, with the remainder distributed among diagnostic responsibilities, research, and education according to the preferences and specialization of the candidate.
This is a full-time, 12-month service position and remains open until filled with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021, but is flexible. The position may be offered as tenure-track or without tenure due to reasons of funding.
UW faculty demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and engage in teaching, research, and clinical service. UW faculty embrace the vision of excellence, collaboration, and integrity. Come join us in one of the most beautiful and exciting locations in the U.S. as we pursue our mission of creatively and durably improving health.
Candidates must possess M.D., or foreign equivalent; an M.D./Ph.D. or foreign equivalent is also acceptable. Candidates must be board certified or in active candidate status for Anatomic Pathology through the American Board of Pathology. The candidate should additionally either be Board-certified or Board-eligible in Clinical Informatics or should be pursuing Board eligibility via the practice pathway. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, experience with Epic EHR and Epic Beaker.
Applications should upload to Interfolio their curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a list of three to five references addressed to Noah Hoffman, MD, PhD, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.
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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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