Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty Position in Health Informatics

The Department of Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) in New York City (NYC) is actively recruiting a tenure-track faculty member in health informatics. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  1. Clinical data warehousing
  2. Healthcare data interoperability
  3. Healthcare data standards
  4. Predictive modeling
  5. Cloud computing

The faculty member will work extensively with the PCORI-funded INSIGHT Clinical Research Network which contains clinical data on 12 million unique patients drawn from electronic health records across 5 NYC health systems, and a state-of-the-art computing environment. Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH, Department Chair and Nanette Laitman Distinguished Professor, is the Principal Investigator of the INSIGHT network. The ideal candidate will be an informatics expert with experience in management and analysis of large, multimodal clinical data. The candidate will also have strong experience in common data models (e.g., OMOP), biomedical terminologies, and data architecture. 

The faculty member would join an outstanding and collaborative department, and will be appointed in the Division of Health Informatics which is a multi-disciplinary research division with expertise in artificial intelligence/machine learning, mobile and digital health, patient-reported outcomes, clinical imaging, and natural language processing. Faculty in this division have multiple opportunities for collaboration with clinical researchers at WCM, as well as partner institutions NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the Hospital for Special Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Cornell Tech, which is Cornell’s NYC-based engineering campus.

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent in health informatics, biomedical informatics, computer science, information science, health services research or a related field. The applicant will have a record of significant research accomplishments, including developing and sustaining extramural funding, and will demonstrate a strong ability to mentor students, post-doctoral researchers, and junior faculty. The successful candidate will also have experience in curriculum development, teaching, and scholarship activities in biomedical and health informatics. The candidate should have strong communication skills, an established record of interdisciplinary work, and be ready to foster collaborative opportunities in research, education, service, and innovation, including engaging with industry partners and entrepreneurship.

Salary established below per annum commensurate with qualifications experience:

Associate Professor: $156,623 -$226,530
Assistant Professor: $143,405 - $167,832  

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest highlighting their research and teaching interests, practical experience and career goals in health informatics, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references to:

Jyotishman Pathak, Ph.D., FACMI
Frances & John L. Loeb Professor of Medical Informatics
Chief, Division of Health Informatics
Vice Chair, Department of Population Health Sciences
Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University
425 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to our mission. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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