UT Health Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor - Biomedical Informatics, School of Biomedical Informatics in Texas

Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor - Biomedical Informatics, School of Biomedical Informatics


Associate Professor

UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics

Requisition #: 1800028H

Open Rank Faculty Positions - Tenure Track in Biomedical Informatics

SUMMARY : The School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is recruiting one or more full-time, tenure-track faculty members, open rank, in Biomedical Informatics. The successful applicants will join a dynamic faculty at SBMI who are active in research, education, and applying informatics to clinical practice. UTHealth is in the world’s largest medical center – the Texas Medical Center (TMC), located in cosmopolitan Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States. SBMI currently offers two doctoral degrees, a PhD in Biomedical Informatics and a Practice Doctorate, Doctor of Health Informatics (DHI), two Master's degrees (Traditional and Applied), and four certificate programs in various biomedical informatics fields.

RESPONSIBILITIES : The successful candidate will be expected to conduct funded research, participate in teaching activities at the graduate level, and provide service at the school, university, national, and international levels. Collaborative research with other faculty in the school and across UTHealth and the Texas Medical Center is expected.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should possess a PhD and/or MD in biomedical informatics, computer science, cognitive science, medicine, mathematics, engineering, or related disciplines. We are especially interested in applicants with interests in computational approaches (artificial intelligence and machine leaning, statistical methods, etc.) to human behavior in healthcare settings, including computational ethnography, mobile and sensing technology, and human-technology integration.

Applicants at the associate or full professor levels should have a strong track record of teaching at the graduate level, extramural funding, and published research. Applicants at assistant professor level should have demonstrated potentials in extramural funding and published research and a strong commitment to graduate level teaching. Candidates who are likely to develop collaborative research with other SBMI faculty and faculty at UTHealth are preferred.

SALARY : Competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.

APPOINTMENTS/BENEFITS : This position is a 12-month full-time appointment on the tenure-track. All interested parties should go to the link below and reference requisition # 1800028H to apply, provide their curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement, names of three references, and a letter describing the applicant's qualifications and career goals.

Link to job webpage at UTHealth:https://www.uth.edu/hr/uthealth-careers

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

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