Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Denton, TX
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Information Science (133310)

College of Information

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The University of North Texas Department of Information Science invites applications for a faculty position in Health Informatics at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to begin Fall 2018. The position is for applicants with expertise in the management of health data and information, digital healthcare systems and applications, and computational techniques in bioinformatics. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching, program building, scholarly research resulting in high quality publications and presentations, and service to the department, college, university, and profession. Instructional responsibilities include teaching courses in health informatics and expanding the curriculum of the nationally ranked program through collaborative initiatives. The successful candidate is expected to be engaged with doctoral students and serve on dissertation committees.

The University of North Texas Department of Information Science is one of the academic units of the College of Information, a member of the iSchool Caucus.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications include: (a) an earned doctorate in health informatics, computer science, information science, or a closely related field (ABDs defending their dissertation before the start date of their position will be considered for Assistant Professor rank); (b) evidence of research, scholarship, publications, and/or external funding, commensurate with rank; and (c) evidence of teaching experience, commensurate with rank. For applicants to Associate Professor rank, evidence of national standing in scholarship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications include: (a) evidence of effective teaching via distance or distributed learning methods; (b) work experience in a health care environment/setting; and (c) evidence of collaboration with other colleagues. For applications to Associate Professor rank, evidence of international standing in scholarship is required.

Area of Specialty:
Health Informatics

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy


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