Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Job description

The Department of Biomedical Informatics is seeking a faculty member to provide scientific administrative oversight of the Kentucky Cancer Registry, the state-mandated population-based cancer surveillance program, and the Cancer Research Informatics Shared Resource Facility through the Markey Cancer Center. (MCC) The successful candidate will also provide leadership and expertise in biomedical informatics research and development programs in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky. This individual will work with faculty members and federal agencies to enhance the ability of the University of Kentucky and the Commonwealth to respond to the national goals in these important areas.

In addition, this person will coordinate the staff, research, and administrative structure required to support the Division, and cancer surveillance and research missions of the MCC, as well as serve as a focal point for information and communication for Division and MCC members and external funding agencies

Please include a CV along with application.

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

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education

Dr.P.H., Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree.

Required Related Experience

Evidence of knowledge and experience with techniques to collect, analyze and interpret data as part of cancer surveillance, research studies, analytics, and in support of cancer prevention and control activities.

Evidence of knowledge and experience with writing research articles and extramural grants, and disseminating data for public health and research use.

Evidence of appropriate research training in the area of epidemiology and biomedical informatics.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

Open Untill Filled

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.

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  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

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  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 12/14/2018
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