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Associate or Full Professor (Ladder, Ladder/In-Residence) MED - Biomedical Informatics

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 31st, 2017
Last review date: May 13th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: August 31st, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Associate or Full Faculty Position in Biomedical Informatics. The Division of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) in the Department of Medicine (http://dbmi.ucsd.edu) at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is currently recruiting outstanding faculty for a tenured position.

DBMI is seeking current and future leaders to direct research and/or develop service programs in the following areas, as well as to teach in our training programs:
• Clinical informatics
• Clinical research informatics
• Biomedical data modeling and ontologies
• Biomedical natural language processing and information retrieval
• Human computer interaction and usability
• Global health informatics
• Translational bioinformatics

DBMI is currently involved in several ambitious initiatives. Our team is creating privacy-preserving networks to share research data and techniques to perform distributed analytics to enable comparative effectiveness research. We are also developing infrastructure to allow researchers to find available biomedical data, working with collaborators from several institutions. Our current efforts focus on mining biomedical text, electronic health record (EHR) and ‘omics data, improving utilization of laboratory tests for clinical care, improving feedback of patient outcomes to clinicians, information retrieval, integrating genome and phenotypes in quantitative models, and studying robust methods of providing informed consent for research subjects. DBMI has a history of hosting large projects such as iDASH (integrating Data for Analysis, ‘anonymization,’ and SHaring), one of NIH-funded National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC), and currently leads several others such as pSCANNER (patient-centered SCAlable National Network for Effectiveness Research, a PCORI-funded clinical data research network covering over 21 million patients and 10 health systems, and the NIH-funded California Precision Medicine Consortium. Additionally, the DBMI has a central role in clinical and research informatics at the UCSD Health System.

The candidates must possess a doctoral degree in biomedical informatics, computer science, or related disciplines or have a health sciences doctoral degree (MD, OD, DMD, etc.) and original, peer-reviewed publications (preferably first-authored). Strong management and interpersonal skills are required.

A strong record of extramural funding and teaching excellence is strongly desired.

Joint appointments with other departments will be supported. Leadership roles will be considered according to the candidates’ interests and prior accomplishments.

Appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor Rank based on candidate's experience and qualifications. Series will include 100% Ladder Rank or 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01491.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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