Medical Informatics faculty position

Release date: 

November 9, 2006

The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank.

Medical Informatics
Tenure Track Faculty Position 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Information and Library Science and the Biomedical Research Imaging Center

The position is a joint appointment with the UNC multidisciplinary Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC), whose aim is to further the science of imaging and be an international leader in the field. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the development of one of the first comprehensive health center informatics databases encompassing all clinical and research information, including imaging data, to facilitate clinical care, research, technology assessment and patient safety.

We seek an outstanding colleague with significant research and teaching strengths in areas related to medical informatics, biomedical information management and database or data warehouse design and development. Interests in information organization, information retrieval or human computer interaction would be additional strengths. Prior interdisciplinary collaborations in a clinical setting with MD's and clinician scientists would be an asset.

Faculty are expected to engage in research, teach, advise students, participate in School, University and professional activities, and otherwise share their expertise at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The School offers the Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Library Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The School also offers an undergraduate minor in information systems, a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Information and Library Science, and a post-master's certificate in school library media (see for details).

An earned doctorate is required. Candidates should provide evidence of research and teaching excellence, or potential for excellence, in their area of expertise. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2007 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, resume and names of five references to Stephanie W. Haas, Search Committee Chair, School of Information and Library Science, CB# 3360, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill NC 27599-3360. Phone 919-962-8360; FAX 919-962-8071; e-mail:

UNC at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.