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Health Informatics – Instructional Faculty
Department of Health Administration and Policy
The Department of Health Administration and Policy within the College of Public Health at George Mason University is launching an open-rank search for a term 12-month (non-tenure track) instructional faculty in health informatics. This position will supervise Health Informatics undergraduate and graduate students engaged in Mason MAP clinic internships 2-3 days per week. The incumbent will work with MAP clinic and departmental faculty to plan and implement a hands-on internship experience for students supporting the MAP Clinic HER and support student data entry and extraction for the system, as well as managing HI student integration in the day-to-day operations of selected MAP clinics.
Growth of the health informatics programs and our commitment to offering all online programs of study has created the need for a unified approach to managing student career and academic advising to ensure curriculum goal attainment regardless of the matriculation pathway and to the same or equivalent academic program experiences and student outcomes, regardless of matriculation modality.
Well qualified candidates will have a master’s degree in health informatics or fields and areas of expertise related to health informatics. This is a state-funded, full-time (12-month) instructional (non-tenure-track) faculty position. The appointment will begin in August for Academic Year 2023-2024.
George Mason University is the nation’s youngest R-01 university and has an institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. We encourage candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. Mason’s commitment and initiative for Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) provide support for an inclusive and equitable campus community where everyone is valued and supported, and all have a sense of belonging.
- Teach technical and non-technical courses across the department’s health informatics curriculum, focused on specialized health informatics topics;
- Coordinate MAP Clinic internship and practicum experiences across undergraduate and graduate programs in health informatics;
- Provide professional advising to health informatics students;
- Participate in student and faculty recruitment and academic program outreach activities; and
- Serve on College and University level faculty committees and working groups.
- Earned Master’s Degree in health informatics, information technology, computer science or related field, or other relevant health professional degree such as MD or PharmD with Health Informatics experience. An earned doctoral degree at time of employment date is required to teach academic courses in graduate programs; and
- Experience in teaching technical and non-technical courses across undergraduate and graduate programs.
- Academic teaching experience (traditional and online); and
- Active membership in AMIA, AUPHA, ACHE, HIMSS or other relevant professional societies.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.About the Health Informatics Program:
The Health Informatics Program at George Mason University offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics (the first public university in Virginia to offer such program), along with Master of Science in Health Informatics (accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Programs, CAHIIM), PhD in Health Services Research (concentration in Discovery Science and Health Informatics), Health Informatics and Data Analytics graduate certificate and an undergraduate minor in Health IT. In addition to teaching healthcare and computing background, the program has strong technical and hands-on components in student training. Learn more at https://hi.gmu.edu
.About the Department of Health Administration and Policy:
The Department of Health Administration and Policy has educated students and conducted research in health systems management, health policy and health informatics since 2010. Today, graduate programs in these areas seek to prepare new leaders to apply management and evidence-based decision making to improve public health and the quality of health care. The distinctive approach to all HAP degree programs is rigorous, innovative, accessible and hands-on. Learn more at https://hap.gmu.edu
.About the College of Public Health:
The College of Public Health is Virginia’s first and only college of public health. The interdisciplinary College is located in Peterson Family Health Science Hall, which has 165,000 square feet of offices, conference rooms, classrooms, and wet and dry labs. The College has accredited degree programs in Global and Community Health, Health Administration and Policy, Nutrition and Food Studies, Nursing, and Social Work, including CEPH accredited bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. The College’s research infrastructure includes DSHI (Discovery Science and Health Informatics Center with a Machine Learning Lab). The College operates a Population Health Center that supports primary and behavioral health care, research, and training. The College has an active research portfolio of approximately $9 million.Learn more at: https://publichealth.gmu.edu/about/about-college
.Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F893AZ at https://jobs.gmu.edu; complete and submit the online application; and upload (1) a cover letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching experience or interest and philosophy, (4) a list of three references with full contact information, and (5) a diversity statement summarizing the extent to which you have worked with any individuals from marginalized groups in a teaching, mentorship or advisory capacity, and how you helped them identify and overcome barriers to success.For Full Consideration, Apply by::
NOTE: Candidates who are invited for the second round of interviews (in person or virtually) must arrange for the search committee to receive three letters of recommendation prior to the second interview.
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