Open Rank Faculty Position in Health Informatics

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University of California, Irvine

Open Rank Faculty Position in Health Informatics

Recruitment Period
Open October 8th, 2019 through Monday, Jan 6, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) If you apply to this recruitment by January 6th, 2020, you will have until January 15th, 2020 to complete your application. Description

Open Rank Faculty Position - Health Informatics

University of California, Irvine - Department of Informatics

The Department of Informatics in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for a tenure-track position in health informatics.

The search is comprehensive and we encourage applicants from a broad range of disciplines to apply. The department is highly interdisciplinary with faculty backgrounds in anthropology, computer science, design, education, health informatics, humanities, media arts, organizational studies, psychology, and software engineering. Building on our strong ties with many parts of campus, including Public Health, the School of Medicine, Social Ecology, and others, we are continuing to invest in establishing a strong presence in health informatics. We are especially interested in bridging health with one or more of the department's existing areas of strength, including human-computer interaction, software engineering, digital media and learning, and design. Known for our innovative research and education in and across area boundaries, we seek to further bolster our reputation with the recruitment of a new colleague who will thrive in and add to this environment.

Our search is intentionally broad. We appreciate scholarship of all varieties, whether empirical, technological, methodological, or analytical in nature.

UCI is ranked No. 1 by Money magazine on its 2019-2020 list of the nation's best colleges, making UCI the first public university to achieve the top spot. UCI is also ranked as a top 10 public university by U.S. News and World Report and has been identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. For nine consecutive years UCI has been named a top 10 “Coolest School” by Sierra magazine for our innovative sustainable practices. UCI is located in Orange County, four miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field and exhibit a compelling research portfolio as well as a clear vision for teaching.

Each application must contain: a cover letter, CV, up to three key publications, statements on research, teaching, and diversity, and 3-5 letters of recommendation. All materials should be uploaded at:

The position is for appointment on July 1, 2020 and is open rank. The review of applications will begin January 6, 2020.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

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Posted: 10/9/2019
Application Due: 12/8/2019
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