Faculty Position- Health Informatics- Philadelphia, PA

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Facility: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University 
Philadelphia, PA  
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Specialty: Academic 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
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Faculty Position- Health Informatics- Philadelphia, PA

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM), Temple University invites applications for a faculty position as Clinical Scholar in Health Informatics at the level of Associate Professor or Full Professor rank (non-tenure track). We seek exceptional candidates with high quality informatics expertise and specific experience in leveraging electronic health data for translational research purposes.   Skills in interpretation of the research question, development and integration of executable queries across multi-dimensional electronic data systems, validation and documentation of data retrieval processes, creation of data transfer specifications, and collaboration with multidisciplinary teams of investigators are critical to this position. Our advanced information system environment includes: inpatient and outpatient electronic health records, specifically EPIC; data warehousing platforms; and a variety of enterprise research information systems. As Assistant Dean for Clinical Informatics in LKSOM the incumbent will be responsible for executing a strategic plan for the informatics program and serve as the lead informatician for major clinical research projects. He/she will serve as the ‘honest broker’ to clinical researchers requesting data access and will have a key role in ‘translating’ research concepts into high quality health data extractions and interpretations. Successful candidates will provide institutional and national leadership in the field of health informatics through educational programs, peer-reviewed publications, and externally-funded research.

Requirements: All candidates must have a MD and additional training in information science.  At least five years of experience in health informatics is ideal. Skills specific to EPIC data mining are also required.  The successful candidates must provide evidence of an established reputation in scholarly or professional achievement.

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University’s growing faculty currently consists of approximately 400 full and part-time clinical physician faculty members. These 400 physicians practice in 20 academic departments and include virtually every subspecialty in modern medicine. At Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our faculty. We offer a first class benefits package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition remission, and more.Page Content

TO APPLY:  Please submit: (1) cover letter, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) 1-3 page statement outlining your career focus and collaborative experience related to health informatics to  https://bit.ly/2J6QtGo

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Please address all applications to: Michael Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment, 3420 N. Broad Street, Suite 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140. Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu

About Temple Health

Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education. 

Temple's nationally-renowned physicians now offer dozens of powerful new options for patients who, just a few years ago, were considered untreatable. Using sophisticated technologies and personalized treatments, Temple physicians are working to alter the course of serious disease. And in over a dozen research centers at Temple University School of Medicine and Fox Chase Cancer Center, our faculty are speeding the transformation of fundamental scientific discoveries into practical therapies that may one day dramatically improve human health.

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Contact: Michael Lester 
Phone: 215-707-5666
Fax: 215-707-9452 
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