Assistant Professor of Biomedical and Health Informatics

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Category:: Academic / Faculty
Department:: Computer Science
Locations:: Oswego, NY
Posted:: Aug 23, 2018
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time

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Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News "America's Best Colleges" in 2010, a Kiplinger's "Best College Value" for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College's success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.


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Job Description:


Description of Department: The Computer Science Department is a highly progressive department with a vibrant and active faculty and students. Our department currently offers a Computer Science degree, an Information Science degree, and a Software Engineering degree. We also offer a Master's of Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI) and jointly offer a Master's Program titled Human Computer Interaction (HCI) which has a significant Psychology component with emphasis on both human factors and software engineering. Recently, a number of new graduate programs have been created including a Professional Science Master's degree in BHI, a Professional Science Master's degree in HCI and graduate certificates in Integrated Health Systems and Health Information Technology. We also participate in offering interdisciplinary programs in Cognitive Science and Linguistics.


The Department of Computer Science at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for an Assistant Professor position.


Posting Date: August 23, 2018


Review Date: Review of applications will begin September 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.


Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.


Date of Appointment: August 2019


Description of Responsibilities:


The Assistant Professor of Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI) will be required to teach courses in biomedical informatics, to engage in research and collaborate with biomedical informatics students on research or experiential projects, to assist the BHI director in service activities, student advisement, and to promote students' ability to succeed in a global community.


In addition, the Assistant Professor of Biomedical and Health Informatics will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.



Requirements:


Required Qualifications:


  • Terminal degree by date of appointment in Biomedical Informatics, Bioengineering, Computer Science, Information Science, or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in Biomedical and Health Informatics, as well as an ability to teach in related areas in Information Science or Computer Science.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with online education and/or accreditation


Additional Information:


If you have questions about the position, please call or e-mail:


Isabelle Bichindaritz, Search Committee Chair


(315) 312 2683


[email protected]



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