Asst/Assoc Professor- Health Informatics or Public Health Informatics

Job description

Asst/Assoc Professor- Health Informatics or Public Health Informatics

Edwards HEHD
Open Date:
Oct 23, 2018

The Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) invites applicants for a faculty cluster hire in health innovation. We seek applications for three full-time, tenure-track/tenured positions to start in summer 2019. The health innovation cluster team will join a dynamic group of 20 departmental faculty who are dedicated to a team science approach and collaboration with other Clemson University researchers, our partnering medical university (the Medical University of South Carolina), clinician-researchers of the Greenville Health System, and others.

For this position, we seek applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level in health informatics or public health informatics. Applicants with expertise/strong interest in technology-enabled approaches to enhancing healthcare delivery and disease prevention in underserved vulnerable populations (e.g. rural, under-insured, minority) are encouraged to apply.

The incumbent will teach a negotiated load of graduate and/or undergraduate courses in our degree programs including MS/PhD in Applied Health Research & Evaluation degree program, our Joint PhD in Biomedical Data Sciences and Informatics degree program, Graduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Research, the BS in Health Science degree program.

Candidates must have a strong interest in building a funded research portfolio, working collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams, and obtaining research grants. Competitive applicants will be those with a doctorate degree, strong theoretical training, quantitative and/or qualitative research skills, and excellent oral and written communication. We are looking for an inspired group of faculty members who will shape the next generation of innovation in health research.

The incumbent will provide service to the department/college/university through committee membership, mentoring students, and other opportunities to help advance the academic environment.


Successful candidates for the position will meet the following requirements:

• Hold an earned doctorate in an informatics field (e.g. health informatics, public health informatics, biomedical informatics, medical informatics) or a clinical doctorate with relevant research and training in an informatics field;

• Maintain an active research agenda with projects that seek to improve health by leveraging technology in prevention and/or self-management of chronic disease; and

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Additional preferred qualifications:

• Previous research in population health and the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups;

• Previous exposure and/or current interest in working in a team-science environment;

Associate Professor level requirements:

To be considered for a tenured associate professor level appointment the incumbent must demonstrate academic experience, maturity, previous mentoring, effective teaching, and substantial scholarship. The incumbent must demonstrate a track record of attracting extramural research funding independently and/or by supporting successful research teams. The incumbent should be tenured or previously tenured at time of application or clearly exceed all requirements for immediate appointment with tenure as outlined in the Clemson University Faculty Manual and department guidelines.

Application Instructions:

Interested individuals may click "Apply Now" box to start the application process. Review of applications begins November 2018 with an intended start date of July 2019.

Questions and further information regarding the position may be directed to: Khoa Truong, PhD, Chair, Faculty Cluster Search Committee, [email protected]

Please visit for additional information about the Department of Public Health Sciences at Clemson University.




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 12/30/2018
Application Due: 2/22/2019
Work Type: