1+ months

Division Chief of Biomedical Informatics

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Division Chief of Biomedical Informatics
Requisition Number FE01792
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

PhD, MD Degree or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Knowledge of and experience in grant funding in the overall field of Information and Data science. Experience in academic programs that involve training and scholarly activities.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Division of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Kentucky is seeking a Chief for the Division, located in the Department of Internal Medicine. This position reports to the Provost of the University of Kentucky. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct a rigorous and ambitious research program in Informatics, and would be expected to lead an academic division, and a campus-wide institute. The Division is an academic home for some campus faculty in Informatics, but many faculty in other departments and colleges work in different aspects of Informatics. The Institute Director would be expected to stimulate collaborations among informaticians on campus, which will lead to novel studies, new grants, new training programs, and lead to an overall growth in this field.

The Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI) at the University of Kentucky (UK) was established in 2015. IBI provides an environment for multidisciplinary team science to advance biomedical informatics and improve human health. and has twelve core faculty with academic appointments in the Division of Biomedical Informatics and four affiliated faculty from other academic units at UK. Trainees associated with IBI are studying under core faculty members.

IBI provides expertise to the Biomedical Informatics Core of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), an NCATS-funded CTSA hub, as well as other UK centers and institutes.

To apply, please include a CV and cover letter. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

Collaboration skills with other faculty.

Knowledge of an academic environment, as well as proficiency in research, teaching and administrative skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2019-05-02 Expires: 2020-04-15

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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University of Kentucky
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