Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Informatics and Data Analytics

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Informatics and Data AnalyticsSchool/Division:School of Health Professions and Human ServicesOffice:Department of Population HealthFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:Hofstra University's School of Health Professions and Human Services, Department of Population Health, is seeking applications for an anticipated Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant/ Associate Professor of Health Informatics & Data Analysis beginning September 1, 2022. The Department of Population Health is home to five vibrant and growing graduate programs – Health Informatics, Health Administration, Public Health, Health Professions Education and Gerontology, as well as two undergraduate programs – Community Health and Health Science. The Department of Population Health prepares students to work on interprofessional teams of administrators, researchers, clinicians, educators, social service providers and policymakers to achieve improved health outcomes for communities, large and small.

The School of Health Professions and Human Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.Qualifications:Qualifications:

•Candidates must possess a doctoral degree
•A minimum of 3 years documented experience in the field of health informatics and related areas, including:
oPrevious practical experience in the design, development, adoption, and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services delivery, management and planning.
oHands-on experience with the application of data analytical technologies, such as Tableau, PowerBI, R, Python and/or SQL. Experience working with large healthcare datasets is preferred.
•Scholarship (e.g., scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning)
•Experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students, including courses in data analytics, health informatics and health technology.
•Experience with program accreditation, particularly for health informatics is preferred.

•Design, develop and teach courses in the Masters in Science in Health Informatics and Masters of Health Administration programs.
•Advise health informatics learners each semester for course registration and other program requirements
•Engage with local healthcare organizations to identify practicum placements for students and to help market the program.
•Identify programmatic enhancements and support the development and approval of the proposed changes.
•Mentor students participating in a practicum and provide support to the onsite supervisors.
•Actively participate in local and national professional organizations to create awareness of the program and stay current with trends and evolving needs.
•Set standards of performance for classroom and practical instruction.
•Develop, implement, review and analyze evaluation and outcomes mechanisms.
•Participate in scholarly activities.
•Demonstrate a commitment to strategies for professional development.
•Actively participate in service to the department, school, University, and community

Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

Application Instructions:For consideration, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and a statement of teaching philosophy and goals to:

Edward Coffield, PhD
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Population Health
School of Health Professions and Human Services
Hofstra University
[email protected]

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.

Commitment to Diversity:

The Department of Population Health believes that a diverse faculty, reflective of our student body and local communities, is a more informed faculty, better equipped to pursue meaningful scholarship and to educate and prepare students for working, leading and engaging with a multicultural, global society.
Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 10/04/2021Posting Number: 897040


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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