Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Feb 06, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Division of Biomedical Informatics. This is an instrumental position in building the new division, and this position will conduct research and education in one or more of the following areas:
• Databases, data management, and data science with a translational or applied emphasis
• Biomedical informatics, addressing user interfaces, data integration, or security and privacy with the development of tangible tools and systems using semantic-based and advanced software engineering methodology
• Cancer informatics, for precision medicine using integrated data resources such as electronic health records, electronic pathology reports, clinical trials, and next generation sequencing
• Data analytics and visualization for structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data (clinical texts, web media, imaging, signal, and sensory data)

Qualified applicants will have a demonstrated track record of research in computational science, biomedical informatics, and/or data science, as well as productivity in research, teaching, and an aptitude for mentoring.

The Division of Biomedical Informatics is a unique department with a multidisciplinary faculty positioned for opportunities for interdisciplinary cross-talk and collaboration. The Biomedical Informatics Division/environment is currently housed within the Department of Internal Medicine/College of Medicine and is embarking on a period of major expansion within the University. Opportunities for collaborative endeavors with many and varied units within the University of Kentucky will result from this focus. The University is committed to the development of biomedical informatics and has made this area a priority. Efforts focused on the Biomedical Informatics expansion will create direction for the academic entity and stimulate research across the campus, building relationships and infrastructure for the success of this program.

The University of Kentucky is home to the NCI-designated Markey Cancer Center, CTSA-supported Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center, and NIA supported Sanders-Brown Center on Aging.

The University of Kentucky is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, one of the top ranked areas in the country for quality of life. Additional information regarding the Department and the University are found at http://www.uky.edu. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please include along with application:
1) Current Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application
3) Research Statement (uploaded under Specific Request 1)
4) Teaching Statement (uploaded under Specific Request 2)
5) Names and contact information for three professional references (uploaded under Specific Request 3)




Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Requisition Number
FE00751

Working Title


Department Name
7H373: INTERNAL MEDICINE-BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS (7H737)

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

MD and/or PhD Degree



Required Related Experience

Have conducted research in computational science and/or biomedical informatics and/or data science



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Productivity in research, teaching and aptitude for mentoring



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Open Untill Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • American Medical Informatics Association
    • Computing Research Association
    • Inside Higher Ed.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
  5. Specific Request 3
Optional Documents

PI96748233