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Faculty Position and Program Director Biomedical Informatics

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Posting Number: F001188 Academic Title: Faculty Position and Program Director Biomedical Informatics Rank: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Professor Administrative Title: Faculty Discipline Health Sciences Specialty: Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 11/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The Department of Clinical Research and Leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time (12-month), non-tenure track faculty position to serve as the program director for academic programs in biomedical informatics. Salary and rank (assistant/associate/full professor) commensurate with experience and qualifications; a competitive benefits package is provided. The School is part of a growing academic health center located in the heart of a world-class, vibrant metropolitan area that provides unmatched opportunities to engage with nearby government offices and agencies as well as non-profit organizations.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include developing and directing bachelor and master of science degree programs and graduate certificate training in biomedical informatics. In addition to providing course instruction, the director will assess student learning outcomes and program effectiveness, provide advisement and mentoring to students, engage in scholarly activities, provide service to the university and community, advance interprofessionalism and collaborative with other Health Science Programs, manage pipeline initiatives with regional academic partners, and develop research collaborations across the university. The School's Biomedical Informatics Center will support the new training programs by contributing the expertise of its faculty, clinical data access, and computational resources. The Center's expertise includes data integration, machine learning, predictive modeling, natural language processing, clinical decision support, and consumer health informatics.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in a relevant field at time of appointment, additional training and experience in informatics or data sciences, and preparation to lead the development and accreditation of informatics educational programs are required.

Advertised Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive; salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete the online faculty application, upload a CV and cover letter, and provide the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin September 25, 2017 and will continue until positions are filled.

Department Link: https://smhs.gwu.edu/bioinformatics/ Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/45746
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you have a Doctoral degree in a relevant field at time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you have additional training and experience in informatics or data sciences at the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you be prepared to lead the development and accreditation of informatics educational programs at the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 1/12/2018
    Application Due: 1/13/2018
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