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Assistant Professor of Public Health Data Science and/or Health Information Technology - University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health

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Full-time position
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Job #11839
Posted: September 28, 2017
Description:
The School of Public Health at the University of California at Berkeley invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. We seek candidates with exceptional promise for path breaking contributions in research and education in the areas of public health data science and/or health information technology.
 
The successful candidate will have a track record of research directly relevant to public health and/or health services, with potential for shaping the future of those fields. The specific methodological or applied areas of interest within public health data science and health information technology are not restricted. These may include (but are not restricted to) expertise in algorithms, big data analytics, clinical decision support, electronic health records, exposomics, genomics, health informatics, interoperability, machine learning, mHealth, networks, precision health and medicine, privacy, and related areas. We welcome applicants with training in public health and/or relevant fields such as biostatistics, business, computational biology, computer science, data science, economics, health services research,
information sciences, or statistics. We seek candidates prepared to contribute to the school’s commitment to diversity http://sph.berkeley.edu/berkeley-difference/commitment-diversity.
 
The UC Berkeley School of Public Health is one of the nation’s preeminent academic institutions in the field of public health, with PhD programs ranked among the top nationally in biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, health policy, and infectious diseases. Health equity in our increasingly diverse communities is core to the school’s mission. The school is centrally located on one of the world’s premier research universities, facilitating collaboration with leaders in relevant disciplines such as computer science, economics, engineering, information, statistics, and a newly created Division of Data Sciences http://data.berkeley.edu/. Our faculty also partner closely with UCSF, leading health systems, and the vibrant Bay Area tech and biotech sectors.
Skills/Eligibility:
Minimum basic qualification: Completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application and a Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required within one year of hire date.
How to Apply:
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and initial review will begin November 1, 2017; applicants are strongly encouraged to apply before this date. Applications will continue to be reviewed until December 1, 2017, when the application period closes. Applications received after that date will not be considered.
 
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