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Assistant Professor, Medical Informatics

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 5, 2018; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested individuals must submit a letter of application indicating interest in the faculty position, a description of how the applicant meets the required qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a teaching and research statement, and the names and contact information of three current references. Letters of reference will be solicited for candidates that make the final selection. Applications may be submitted online at: http://www.jobs.mtu/postings/6273.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Medical Informatics
Department School of Technology
Location Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Position Type Faculty
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%) 1.0
Appointment Term 9 Month
Pay Type Salary Basis
Title of Position Supervisor Dean, School of Technology

Position Summary Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Description Summary

Michigan Technological University, a nationally recognized leader in science, computing, and engineering education and research, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position within the Medical Informatics graduate program. We welcome candidates whose research interests complement the University’s existing medical informatics expertise in a broad array of areas including, but not limited to:
• Medical Data and Device Security and Privacy
• Health Data Informatics
• Medical Imaging Informatics
• Human-Computer Interaction in Health
• Clinical Informatics
• Information Technology Development in Health

Our goal is to attract world-class faculty to enrich the educational and research experience of our bright, motivated, and adventurous students. Michigan Tech is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

• Teach graduate courses in medical informatics with possible teaching opportunities in the School of Technology’s Computer Network and System Administration (CNSA) undergraduate program;
• Have a record of federal, state, foundation, or industry funding in the area of medical/health informatics;
• Promote the medical informatics program through local, regional, and national engagement and;
• Participate in program assessment activity related to accreditation.

Required Education (minimum requirements)

An earned doctorate (PhD, MD, or DO).

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

• Demonstrate credentials consistent with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor;
• Demonstrate evidence of a strong commitment to teaching;
• Have a continuing record of research and scholarship relevant to medical informatics or a closely related field.

Desirable Education and/or Experience

Preference will be given to those having: one or more health-research activities that enhance the reputation of the university; generation of additional federal, state, foundation, industry and other external grants and funds; and innovative leadership and mentoring of students and faculty.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)
Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

The work environment is that of a typical office and/or classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Employees are asked to apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work and to commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required training; additional training may be required by the department.
Required University Training:
• Employee Safety Overview
• Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training
• Annual Data Security Training
Background Check:
Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 17305
Posting Type Internal & External Posting
Internal Posting Date 12/05/2017
External Posting Date 12/05/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 5, 2018; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested individuals must submit a letter of application indicating interest in the faculty position, a description of how the applicant meets the required qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a teaching and research statement, and the names and contact information of three current references. Letters of reference will be solicited for candidates that make the final selection.

Applications may be submitted online at: http://www.jobs.mtu/postings/6273.

Additional Information

Information about the School of Technology, along with the curriculum and course descriptions, can be found on-line at http://www.mtu.edu/medical-informatics.

Michigan Tech is an internationally renowned doctoral research university located in Houghton, Michigan, in the scenic Upper Peninsula on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share a superb living and learning experience.

Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE Institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM.

Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting spouses/partners and retaining a quality workforce. Michigan Tech is committed to offering career exploration advice and assistance whenever feasible and appropriate at the University and in the local community. See Partner Engagement Program for additional information (https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement/).

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Required Qualifications Statement
  4. Statement of Research and Teaching Interests
Optional Documents