George Mason University
Tenure-Track Faculty, Health Information Systems/Health Informactics
The George Mason University Department of Health Administration and Policy (HAP), within the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, Tenure-Track Faculty position in Health Information Systems/Health Informatics. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The position will serve as the teaching and research faculty in the Health Informatics program within the Department of Health Administration and Policy, teaching courses consistent with their background/expertise across HAP’s Health Informatics programs (B.S. through Ph.D.). All HAP tenure-track faculty teach across the graduate and undergraduate curriculum in with varied responsibilities, including but not limited to: teaching, research and securing external funding, curriculum and dissertation guidance, student advisement, and university and community service. Because our faculty is composed of scholars from many academic and professional disciplines, and because we collaborate with faculty throughout George Mason University, we are especially interested in bringing in a colleague whose work can transcend disciplinary boundaries, especially with the CHHS School of Nursing, the Volgenau School of Engineering and the College of Science at Mason. Information about Mason’s Health Informatics program can be found at http://hi.gmu.edu/ and information about the HAP department at http://hap.gmu.edu/.
* Earned doctorate in health informatics, computational science, computer science, information technology, systems engineering, and/or health professional degree related to applied health informatics;
* Established record of scholarly activity;
* Teaching experience or potential;
* Demonstrated ability to secure external funding; and
* Effective interpersonal communication skills.
Priority will be given to applicants with a background in data analytics, machine learning, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence applied in medical and health domains; but outstanding candidates with other areas of expertise such as management of health information systems, healthcare security and privacy, data integration/exchange and electronic health records will be considered.
The university is located in Fairfax, Va., in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. Northern Virginia is home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation. There are excellent opportunities for interaction with government agencies, sophisticated public and private health systems and robust high technology firms.
George Mason University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Mason is especially interested in receiving applications from female candidates and/or individuals with diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F7656z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references with contact information, and a copy of professional credentials if appropriate (into field labelled ‘Other Doc’). Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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