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Data Science and Informatics - Faculty (Tenure-Track 12 Mos.)

Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
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Data Science and Informatics - Faculty (Tenure-Track 12 Mos.)- Ferris State University

This is a 12-month tenure track position in Data Science and Informatics. Responsibilities include providing leadership for the newly developed certificate program in Informatics; teaching courses in informatics (which includes health outcomes research) and computer science, both in online and face-to-face formats; maintaining an innovative research portfolio; collaborating with department faculty on assessment, program improvement, and innovation; participating on departmental, college, and university committees; developing interdisciplinary collaboration with internal and external university stakeholders; performing academic advising duties; and maintaining regular office hours. The aforementioned leadership and professional development responsibilities include being a member of a multidisciplinary team that includes faculty from several of the University's colleges, particularly Pharmacy, Optometry, and Health Professions. Several of the faculty in these colleges have active research agendas related to health informatics. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with these faculty on such projects, serve as the point person in delivery of the certificate curriculum, and play a pivotal role in the eventual expansion of the certificate to BS/MS programs. Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation and registration of students, participation in University committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance. Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment. 

Required: Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field with master's equivalent preparation in Statistics, Data Science, or Health Informatics. Evidence of potential to work on a multidisciplinary team with special emphasis on healthcare informatics. Evidence of potential for maintaining an innovative research portfolio. Demonstrated effective communication with diverse populations. Experience with assessment. Evidence of potential for effective and innovative instructional practice. Experience in teaching online courses. Development of and/or implementation of innovative instructional practices. Experience with curriculum development.

To apply, visit http://employment.ferris.edu. Ferris State University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to inclusion and equity. Learn more about the Ferris mission, commitment to diversity and to equal opportunity, and dynamic, student-focused community at ferris.edu. Applicants requiring accommodation or assistance completing an application/participating in the hiring process should contact Human Resources at (231) 591-2150 or fsujobs@ferris.edu.


Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-05

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Data Science and Informatics - Faculty (Tenure-Track 12 Mos.)

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Big Rapids, Michigan 49307

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