The Department of Biostatistics within the School of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center is seeking applications for an assistant level tenure-track faculty position, with the area of research focus in bioinformatics methods for human genomic studies. The candidate will be responsible for advancing bioinformatics research activities at the University of Kansas Medical Center, along with the collaboration on genomic research projects at the University. The candidate will also be expected to teach courses for graduate students in bioinformatics and other disciplines.
This Professor Faculty position is in the Division of Medical Informatics, Department of Biostatistics, within the School of Medicine.
Responsibilities include developing informatics capabilities and research. The position is to engage in collaborative research with other faculty from programs and departments within the University and senior leadership from affiliate organizations such as the University of Kansas Hospital and the State of Kansas. Areas of emphasis:
1. Ambulatory and Inpatient Clinical Informatics. We seek faculty to develop ontology management, integrate and evaluate clinical decision support, and exploit the EMR as a platform for quality improvement. In addition to clinical informatics expertise, this may draw upon those with strong knowledge discovery and data mining backgrounds.
2. Google's deployment throughout Kansas City of bidirectional gigabit to the home presents a unique opportunity for faculty passionate about personal digital health. We anticipate KUMC to be an ideal environment for research at the intersection of next generation networking/applications and healthcare.
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Department of Biostatistics, University of Kansas Medical Center