[Air-L] Faculty Positions-Big Data/Health Informatics - near NY

Bieber, Michael bieber at njit.edu
Mon Oct 26 05:10:07 PDT 2015

*NJIT Faculty Position: Big Data Analytics in Health Informatics/Smart
Health for Fall 2016*

The Department of Information Systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology
seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the level of
Assistant or Associate Professorship in the area of big data analytics.
Candidates must have or be near the completion of a PhD in information
systems, informatics, computing, or a related field.

Preferences will be given to those who specialize in health informatics
and/or smart health, but outstanding candidates in other big data
application areas will also be considered. Desirable candidates are those
with a proven track record in using: pattern recognition, data/text mining,
knowledge representation, decision support, and machine learning for
integration, analysis, visualization, and stream processing of extra-large
scale data from disparate sources and/or in heterogeneous formats, to
solving healthcare problems. Areas of particular interest include
intelligent information systems for clinical/translational researchers and
secondary use of EHR data for research, clinical care, operations,
accountable care, precision diagnostics and medicine, the learning
healthcare system, as well as informatics methods for healthcare knowledge
discovery to be used at any point of care.  Applicants should have an
excellent academic record, exceptional potential for world-class research
and funding, and be qualified to teach introductory courses in Information
Systems and advanced courses in their area of expertise.  Outstanding
candidates with significant funding and publication will be considered at
the associate professorship level.

The IS Department, housed under College of Computing Sciences, has 7 degree
programs (Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD) and specializes in both
human-centered computing and data intensive research.  Grant-funded
research is an important part of our work.  Interdisciplinary work is
strongly encouraged across the university and with other partners.

NJIT is located 30 minutes from Silicon Alley and New York City by train.
The area has a high concentration of industry and businesses, with many
opportunities for research collaboration and consulting.  The area offers a
variety of living environments from lively urban to quiet suburbs with
excellent school districts, to hills, farmland and the shore.

To Apply:

1.     Visit njit.jobs/applicants/Central?quickFind=54679 (posting #:

2.     Create your application, and post your cover letter and CV on that

3.     Email supplemental materials (research and teaching statements, and
sample publications) to hireis at njit.edu (please include your name in the
subject line)

4.     Have at least 3 letters of reference emailed to hireis at njit.edu.

For more information regarding this position, please visit
http://is.njit.edu/about/jobs/.  Additional questions should be addressed
to search committee chair Dr. Songhua Xu (songhua.xu AT njit.edu).

*NJIT encourages applications from individuals with disabilities,
minorities, veterans and women. EEO employer.*

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