Lecturer in Health Informatics

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The Department of BioHealth Informatics, Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at IUPUI, invites applicants for a Lecturer appointment in the Health Informatics Program. Exceptional instructors are being sought to join our fast-growing department.

The responsibilities of the position include teaching in the Health Informatics Program, developing courses for the traditional classroom setting, computer labs, and for online education; help setting program goals, developing and continually updating the curriculum and training activities; contributing to the recruitment and marketing of the program; interviewing, evaluating and advising students; engaging in scholarly activity; serving as a member of the school and departmental committees; maintaining current knowledge in the field through active participation in professional organizations, collaboration, practice and research; and serving on professional committees. The appointment can begin immediately on the IUPUI campus but will remain open until filled.

Requirements for this appointment include a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, preferably in Health or Biomedical Informatics or a related field or a master's degree (MS/MPH/MBA) with 10+ years of experience in Health Informatics. The Lecturer is expected to cover major areas of the AMIA 2017 core competencies of Health Informatics Education that lie in the intersection of (1) Health Information Science and Technology; (2) Human Factors and Socio-technical systems; and (3) Social and Behavioral Aspects of Health.

As the state's premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

IU offers an exciting track for advancement for non-tenure track faculty devoted to teaching: Lecturer faculty who meet school and campus criteria may apply for promotion to Senior Lecturer and even, ultimately, Professor of Teaching. See the school's criteria here and the IUPUI Faculty Guide for more information. Promotion requires documented evidence that the candidate has met IUPUI, school and departmental standards.Indiana University offers a competitive and wide-ranging array of benefits to full time faculty, including health, dental and life insurance, retirement contribution and tuition assistance. An overview of these is available at https://hr.iu.edu/benefits/neweeo/prof-index.html .

For additional information about the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, including degrees, course descriptions, plans of study and faculty research, please see soic.iupui.edu.

Fostering an inclusive environment makes us stronger. The IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI draws on the strengths of a diverse community of students, faculty and staff to enrich the educational experience, broaden participation in computing, and meet the needs of emerging technology. The SoIC is committed to actively recruiting and retaining students, faculty and staff from all backgrounds and cultures to join the next generation of innovators. We welcome what every individual brings to our learning environment--socially, geographically, and in thought and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately, however, the position will remain open until filled. Questions pertaining to this position may be directed to the Program Director, Dr. Saptarshi Purkayastha (saptpurk[at]iupui.edu).