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University of California San Diego

Associate or Full Professor (Clinical, Adjunct, Ladder Rank, In Residence), Biomedical Informatics

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 tenure and non-tenured positions.

The 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. With the data discovery index project of the BD2K initiative 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, improving utilization of laboratory tests for clinical care, improving feedback of patient outcomes to clinicians, organizing phenotypic data in databases such as NIH‘s Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP), integrating genome and phenotypes in quantitative models, and studying robust methods of providing informed consent for research subjects. DBMI hosts iDASH (integrating Data for Analysis, ‘anonymization,’ and SHaring), one of NIH-funded National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC) and 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. 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 an extensive record of biomedical informatics accomplishments in research or service. A strong record of extramural funding and teaching excellence is required. Joint appointments with other departments will be supported. Leadership roles will be considered according to the candidates’ interests and prior accomplishments. Strong management and interpersonal skills are required.

The Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Rank and series, including the possibility of a tenured position, will be determined based on candidate’s experience and qualifications. Series may include 50% Ladder Rank and 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding.
Review of applications will begin June 28, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should upload their CV, a list of references, and a separate statement summarizing their experiences and their vision for professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity to: http://apptrkr.com/825883

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

Job Location
San Diego, CA

Requirements
Documents
• Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
• Statement of Contributions to diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html site for more information.

References3-5 references required (contact information only)

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To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/825883

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