Assistant Professor – Biomedical Informatics

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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Department of Biomedical Informatics

UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI College of Medicine

The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica

The University of Cincinnati’s Department of Biomedical Informatics seeks a candidate for an Assistant Professor position. The faculty member will be part of a new University initiative in cluster hiring to expand our existing interdisciplinary data analytics program in the Institute for Analytics Innovation. Analytics is an existing area of distributed expertise in the University that naturally cuts across multiple disciplines, acting as a catalyst for collaborations in business, engineering, healthcare, the sciences, and education.

The Department of Biomedical Informatics has strong ties with world-class biostatistics, bioinformatics, clinical informatics, and healthcare IT groups at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. This environment provides rich collaborative opportunities in data and implementation science with a focus on comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes research, performance improvement, decision support, translational medicine, and biomedical informatics. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining an independent research program in methodological and collaborative research focused on healthcare analytics. Duties will specifically include grant development, execution and project management as a project investigator; creation of innovative analytic approaches for improving healthcare; management of professional research staff in a research environment; and establishing and working collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams. The selected faculty member will also actively participate in the Department of Biomedical Informatics graduate and medical training programs, including instruction of PhD students in predictive analytics, data summarization, human-computer interactions, user-centered design, and/or natural language understanding.

Minimum Qualifications: MD and/or Ph.D. in biomedical informatics, information science, or a related field prior to effective date of appointment. The candidate should have a minimum of four years of biomedical informatics research experience regarding the innovative improvement of healthcare systems, three years of which must have included projects entailing external research funding.

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