Department: College of Health and Human Services (CHHS)
Associate/Full Professor in Health Informatics
The Department of Health Administration and Policy at George Mason University is seeking an outstanding faculty member to develop academic research and teach in areas related to health informatics. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and it strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Department
GMU's Department of Health Administration and Policy has educated students and conducted research in health systems management, health policy and health informatics since 2010. Today, graduate programs in these areas seek to prepare new leaders to apply management and evidence-based decision making to improve public health and the quality of health care. The distinctive approach to all HAP degree programs is rigorous, innovative, accessible and hands-on.
About the Position
This position complements the Departments programs and the College's planned transition to become a college of public health in the near future. Areas of expertise may include decision support system, use of Electronic Health Records in quality improvement, Automated methods of assessing patient safety, big data analysis, information technology to promote health behavior change, causal analysis of observational data, machine learning, natural language processing, data visualization, artificial intelligence, and mobile app development, or related areas. History of extramurally-funded research is required.
The appointment will begin in August 2021, though other starting times may be possible. This is a full-time (9-month) position and applicants can increase their salary through funded research support during summer months.
Teach and mentor students at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels;
Maintain an extramurally funded research program;
Engage in professional service;
Faculty will be expected to collaborate in the development of multidisciplinary courses, degree programs, and research.
An earned Doctorate in a field or discipline such as information science, computer science, or health informatics;
An established research related to health informatics, as evidenced by refereed publications and external funding;
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Candidates for associate or full professorships ideally will have current funded projects.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.