Open Date: 04/05/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: The candidate must have an earned doctorate - from an accredited institution by time of appointment - in health informatics, data analytics/science, biomedical informatics, health information management, health information systems, or related field. The candidate should have a proven track record in research and publications, and possess the communication skills necessary for effective teaching, research, and service. Candidates for Associate Professors should have an established history of research funding support.
Special Instructions to Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: Curriculum vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information) Research Start-Up Plan (additional document #1) The final candidate will be required to submit original transcript(s) of his/her relevant degree(s) and three original, recent letters of recommendation. These documents are required to be received via US Postal Mail. Any documents received via email cannot be considered. Questions are to be directed to Dr. Ray Hylock, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Duties: The Department of Health Services and Information Management at East Carolina University invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin July 1, 2018. We seek candidates in the area of big data and health data analytics, with an emphasis on risk and/or predictive analytics in support of ECU's Big Data & Analytics Research Cluster initiative. This cluster, one of eight new pan-university clusters focused on expanding research and engagement, was established to combat health problems plaguing eastern North Carolina. ECU is investing heavily in these clusters, providing funds to advance and support research and generating new faculty positions - of which, this is one. The successful candidate will be expected to lead innovative and high-quality research; build a strong sponsored-research program; develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses; advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students; and engage in university, community, and professional service. The department provides opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with faculty in the Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine, and Colleges of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. Additionally, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in transdisciplinary research, curriculum, and outreach initiatives with other university faculty members participating in ECU's Big Data & Analytics Research Cluster. Startup funding is available commensurate with experience and preparation.