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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Health Informatics

University of Michigan, Health Management & Policy Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Health Informatics
Job Location: Ann Arbor , MI
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Business: other
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-10-11
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Health Informatics

Health Management and Policy Department
University of Michigan


The Department of Health Management and Policy (HMP) in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan is hiring a tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of Health Informatics. We seek an individual with strong scholarly credentials and a record or promise of external research funding. We welcome candidates whose research interests complement the University’s existing health informatics expertise in a broad array of areas including, but not limited to:

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Human-Computer Interaction in the health domain
  • Consumer Health Informatics
  • Data Science in healthcare
  • Information Technology in health services research

For many years, HMP has set the standard for excellence in graduate health management and policy education. Our faculty members serve as expert resources to the broader healthcare industry and health services communities. They also are drivers of change who have served as architects of some of the country’s most significant federal programs and health policies, evaluators of change for health care initiatives both large and small, and pioneers in sustainable health financing methods.

We seek an individual who will contribute to the HMP tradition of high-impact scholarship, education, and public health leadership. This individual will also be expected to actively contribute to our professional master’s degree program in health informatics offered jointly by the School of Public Health and the School of Information (http://healthinformatics.umich.edu). This innovative master’s program combines the strengths of the School of Information with those of the School of Public Health, and adopts a broad approach that incorporates clinical, consumer, and population and public health informatics. This program is complemented by a certificate option for working professionals and for students enrolled in other programs at the University of Michigan.

A joint courtesy appointment with the School of Information is a possibility.

Job Requirements

Successful candidates should have an earned doctoral degree by September 1, 2018.

Disciplinary background is open, but relevant fields might include health informatics, information, engineering, business, and medicine. The University is developing a major focus on Data Science and therefore HMP would be interested in candidates with expertise in this emerging area.

Information and Application Process Instructions

HMP values diversity as a necessary part of success in any aspect of health teaching, research and leadership, and encourages candidates to share their personal experiences of diversity with the committee.

Candidates should submit an application to HMP by following the link below

HMP Application link: https://form.jotform.com/72763980421157

That application should contain the following:

  • A cover letter that (a) clarifies the area(s) of research in which the candidate is interested; (b) discusses briefly the candidate’s interest in, experience of, and approach to teaching; (c) presents future research direction and funding plans.
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three recommenders (optional)
  • Up to two examples of scholarship

Candidates must also apply online at careers.umich.edu. Search for the job posting ID# 148517 under “keyword”.

Review of applications will begin 1 November 2017.

Candidates with further questions are encouraged to contact the search committee chair, David Mendez (dmendez@umich.edu).

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Michigan and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Chair of the Search Committee
Please Apply as Included Above


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