[AISWorld] Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Health Informatics - University of Nevada Reno

Dana Edberg dte at unr.edu
Fri Nov 6 21:10:45 EST 2015

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Health Informatics/Health Administration and Policy

The School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2016.

We are seeking an academic professional to help us build our health informatics area within the Health Administration and Policy specialization in the School of Community Health Sciences. The CEPH accredited program offers a Master's Degree in Public Health (MPH) with four specializations and a PhD program that will start in Fall 2016.  The school also has a large undergraduate program with required courses in health systems.

The successful candidate will pursue a robust research agenda and wants to teach undergraduate and graduate students about health information systems.  The successful candidate will have an opportunity to network within the campus and external communities to work on current research grants and develop new research programs.  Responsibilities will include competing successfully for external funding to establish and maintain an excellent research agenda, collaborating with research colleagues within and outside of the school, developing rigorous and interesting classes that inspire students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and helping to maintain and enhance our school's interactions with the community.

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is ranked in the top tier of the "best national universities" by U.S. News and World Report.  UNR is currently classified as a Carnegie-High university, and is working to increase its research profile.  Reno has been called America's adventure place for its scenic beauty.  Crystal clear Lake Tahoe is a 45-minute drive to the west, the austere Black Rock Desert is a 2-hour drive to the Northeast, and Yosemite National Park is a 3-hour drive to the South.  This diverse geography offers outstanding opportunities for hiking, camping, mountain biking, and boating.  In addition, there are many world class skiing areas within an hour's drive.  Reno offers many cultural entertainment opportunities, including theater companies, a chamber orchestra and a symphony orchestra. There is a very accessible international airport located in Reno.   San Francisco is a 4-hour drive or 40 minute flight to the west.
Required Qualifications:  PhD in Health Administration/Management with a focus on Health Information, or PhD in Information Systems with a focus on health data, or PhD in a related field with a major interest in health information management and analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:  MPH degree, teaching experience, experience obtaining grant funding, research publications in health information systems.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Process:  Applications are accepted only through our online eSearch process.  Please apply using the following link:  https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/19339.  Applications will not be accepted through mail and/or email.

We will be meeting with interested candidates for this position at ICIS 2015.  If you would like to learn more about the university or the position, please contact Dana Edberg (dte at unr.edu<mailto:dte at unr.edu>) to schedule a meeting at ICIS 2015.

Dana Edberg, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor, Information Systems
University of Nevada, Reno

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