Informatics and Machine Learning Faculty Position - Academic Rank/DOQ
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Internal Number: 78832
Requisition Number: 2023-136
Business Unit: College of Medicine
Department: Neurological Sciences 50001975
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) aims to hire three (3) tenure-leading faculty members with expertise in different subdisciplines of Informatics, including clinical research informatics, bioinformatics, image informatics, and public health informatics, with an emphasis on Machine Learning (ML) / Artificial Intelligence (AI) approaches. These faculty members will join a rich academic environment with strong links to the healthcare system poised to catalyze clinical and translational research. We anticipate hiring all three positions in 2023-2024.
The Informatics Cluster Hire aims to develop increased collaboration across UNMC and with other partners including funding agencies, the healthcare sector, industry, the State of Nebraska, and other government agencies. As faculty members, individuals will be hired into one of the involved departments that is the best fit for their experience and interests. Departments participating in the cluster hire include: Neurological Sciences, Internal Medicine, Pathology and Microbiology, Surgery, Neurosurgery, Radiology, and Pediatrics/Children's Hospital and Medical Center. These and other departments at UNMC are seeking to expand the existing informatics expertise, forming a team with complementary expertise to address important issues in biomedicine, with access to numerous sources of data.
These new faculty and UNMC will promote new levels and forms of collaboration and funding mechanisms, including an infrastructure that encourages scientists from different silos to work together in high impact information science areas and establishes new research programs, offices, and shared space—an
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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