Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (School of Information-Health Informatics) Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
College of Communication & Information
School of Information
We are seeking faculty colleagues with interdisciplinary, sociotechnical systems research interests in the general area of health informatics. Candidates should be able to articulate a research agenda that fits within the broader research interests of the iSchool and demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a highly interdisciplinary environment and actively seek external funding.
Successful candidates will be expected to conduct impactful research and teach in health informatics and one or more of the following areas: emerging applied artificial intelligence, human-centered data science, cybersecurity, human-centered computing, user experience (UX), or data management.
Successful applicants will be expected to teach at all levels, including courses in the school’s bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs; experience with teaching online, as well as face-to-face, is preferred. Faculty typically teach 2 courses per semester each academic year. All faculty members are expected to advise students and to serve on School, College, and University committees, and to be active in professional and academic organizations.
Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in information science, biomedical and health informatics, information technology, computer science or another relevant discipline.
The School of Information began in 1926, was formally founded in 1947, and is nationally ranked among the top information science graduate schools in the country. The iSchool's Information Technology Masters' program is nationally ranked at #5 among IT programs, #4 among IT programs for veterans, and the ALA-accredited Master's in Information is ranked among U.S. News & World Report's “Best Graduate Programs in Library and Information Science” as 11th overall, 3rd in Youth Services, and 1st in School Library Media. School of Information faculty have been awarded over $60 million in federal, state, local, and foundation research grants, and maintain strong connections to the community through various information, literacy, and service initiatives. Among these grants, over $15 million were funded by the National Institutes of Health in the past five years. iSchool faculty have strong collaborations with researchers in the College of Medicine, College of Social Work, College of Nursing, College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, and College of Arts and Sciences.
The School of Information is one of three academic units within the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University. The FSU iSchool offers a Bachelor’s degree program with majors in Information Technology (IT) and Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT); Master’s degree programs in Information Technology and Information; a post-Master’s Specialist degree in Information; and a Ph.D. program in Information. The iSchool faculty also operate the eHealth Lab, iSensor Lab, and are founding partners in FSU’s Innovation Hub, an innovation center and fab lab/makerspace for teaching and research with technologies including virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing and 3D visualization.
More information about the School of Information is available online at: http://ischool.cci.fsu.edu/.
The College of Communication and Information is a member of the iSchools organization, and has a student population of approximately 1,300 undergraduates and 500 graduate students with 87 tenured/tenure-track and 25 full-time non-tenure-track faculty members. The College is a leader on the campus, and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.
Inquiries should be directed to:
School of Information
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100
Attn: LaToya Brown
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How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://hr.fsu.edu/facultyjobs. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
The following items should be submitted as part of the application:
- A cover letter
- A curriculum vitae
- A research statement including interests, plans, and approach to securing external funding
- A teaching statement including plans and philosophy
- Up to three selected publications or preprints for review
- The names and contact information of three potential references
Note: transcripts and up to three written letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected for an interview.
This is a Faculty position.
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.
The preferred starting date is Fall 2024.
This position is being advertised as open until filled. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
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