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Job ID: 139727

Assistant Professor
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Date Posted Mar. 3, 2020
Title Assistant Professor
University University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS, United States
Department Health Informatics & Information Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Informatics - All Categories
    Health Sciences - General

JOB SUMMARY: The University of Mississippi Medical Center invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Health Informatics and Information Management Department. This is a 12-month appointment (non-tenure track) at the initial rank of assistant professor. Salary is commensurate with experience. The department offers an upper division two-plus-two baccalaureate program, a master’s program in health informatics and information management, and a post-baccalaureate certificate in health informatics. Classes are offered in an online format.


  • Doctoral degree (or anticipate imminent completion of a doctoral degree) in health informatics, information science, management information systems, or a related program.
  • Expertise in data analytics, statistics, data mining, electronic health records, and system design and development.
    Responsibilities include:
  • Teaching baccalaureate and master’s level courses in health informatics and information management.
  • Participation in departmental, school, and Medical Center committees, student advisement, and research activities.

Health Informatics and Information Management is one of seven departments in the School of Health Related Professions. The School is one of seven schools, including Dentistry, Graduate Studies, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Population Health located on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, a major health sciences campus located in the state capitol of Jackson, with an area population of more than 500,000. The medical center campus provides a collegial atmosphere with opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Please send letters of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to:

Lisa Morton, PhD, RHIA Professor & Chair
Health Informatics & Information Management School of Health Related Professions University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North State Street Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505
Telephone: 601-984-6371 Email:

  • The University of Mississippi Medical Center is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer. The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s education, research, and service programs are open to every qualified person. Equal Employment Opportunity is announced, provided, and ensured for all persons and affirmative action is taken to guarantee that individuals recruited, hired, trained, promoted, will in all ways be treated equally without regard to race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, socio-economic status, culture, or genetic information. Inquiries or concerns may be made to: Employee Relations, 2500 N. State St., Jackson, MS 39216.

Please reference in your cover letter when
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Contact Information

  • Lisa Morton
    Health Informatics & Information Management
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    2500 N. State Street
    Jackson, MS 39216
  • 601-984-6371


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