Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is seeking candidates for a Division Director of Biomedical Informatics. We are seeking candidates with expertise in areas such as computational biology, systems biology, bioinformatics, clinical informatics, statistical genetics, and/or precision medicine. Possible research areas include, but are not limited to, developing statistical/computational methods for analysis of genomics and clinical data, integrated analysis of next-generation sequencing and ‘omics data, analysis and modeling of biological networks, rare variant analysis of complex disorders, and discovery of genetic interactions in genome-wide studies. Responsibilities include establishing an independent research program in methodological and collaborative research focused on pediatric medicine, actively participating in the Division’s educational mission and graduate programs, and synergizing with the IT program and services within the Department of Pediatrics. Additionally, the Director will be expected to develop and implement a strategy for technology support of networks. A successful candidate will be expected to serve as a strong leader for advising one or more of the Division’s service units, mentoring junior and mid-career faculty as well as trainees, and leading key administrative projects within the Division.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in life or data sciences or a related field. Applicants must have a distinguished national/international academic record of bioinformatics, computational biology, or data science research. Candidates should possess leadership skills, administrative expertise, and a demonstrated commitment to and record of education and mentorship of students, fellows, and faculty. The applicant must have skills suitable to foster strong collaborations among investigators within the Division as well as the larger CCHMC research community on campus.
Additional Salary Information: Generous benefit package includes a defined contribution retirement
Paid Time Off
Internal Number: 116401Prof 116406 Assoc
About Cincinnati Childrens
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, OH is ranked No. 3 on the Best Children's Honor Roll. It is nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties. It is a children’s general medical and surgical facility. It is a teaching hospital. The evaluation of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center also includes data from Children's Hospital.
This teaching hospital and children’s general medical and surgical facility operates as a Level 1 pediatric trauma center and Level 1 surgery center. The hospital's main campus is located near downtown Cincinnati, with neighborhood locations spread across the metro area.
Cincinnati Children's has provided pediatric care to the Cincinnati area since 1884. During its rich history, doctors at Cincinnati Children's were the first to develop a functional heart-lung machine, a step toward open-heart surgery. Researchers at Cincinnati Children's developed the oral polio vaccine, an innovation that facilitated worldwide vaccination and has nearly eliminated the disease. Researchers here also developed surfactant, a substance essential to lung function. Since the 1980s, it has become a primary therapy to tr...eat lung development and breathing issues in premature infants.
Who are Cincinnati Children's partners?
Cincinnati Children's staffs the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, which is part of the larger Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation.
What are some notable programs and research?
The Perinatal Institute has a Level 4 newborn intensive care unit and a follow-up clinic to oversee high-risk, complex cases following discharge. Cincinnati Children’s is also home to the Fetal Center, which is operated in collaboration with Tri-Health and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
The Turner Syndrome Center and the Cincinnati Center for Growth Disorders treat patients with diagnosed and undiagnosed growth issues. The hospital also provides services like a teen surgical weight loss program, where patients receive guidance from medical professionals including surgeons and behavioral health experts.
What is its role in the community?
Cincinnati Children's focuses community health efforts on obesity, asthma, preventable injuries and infant mortality. The hospital strategically uses resources and partnerships with local organizations to address health issues that are prevalent in the community.