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Assistant/Associate Faculty Position (002699-2012)

Computer and Information Technology (CIT) and the Computer Graphics Technology (CGT) Departments invite applications from candidates conducting research in the areas of Electronic Health Records, Data Security, and Healthcare Informatics as part of a University wide cluster hire in chronic disease/public health http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/main/ClusterHireinPublicHealth.php. The cluster hire includes eight tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level or higher see below for more information. The candidate is expected to participate in ongoing and future initiatives in public health on campus see http://www.nursing.purdue.edu/research/. CIT’s signature areas include digital forensics and security, business and scientific applications, information technology infrastructure, electric vehicle applications, biomedical informatics, wireless networking, and robotics; CGT’s signature areas include scientific visualization, technical animation, engineering graphics, technical illustration, web development, and game development

Responsibilities: Research areas that will be considered include, but are not limited to: user interface design for healthcare and/or healthcare informatics applications, large scale health behavior patterns data mining and scientific visualizations, user-friendly mobile computing applications for patient homecare monitoring, innovative user interfaces for making healthcare informatics easily accessible to non-technical populations, information sharing among healthcare providers through informal communities using virtual community and social networking technology, alternate approaches for professional communications in healthcare informatics, simulation and gaming, electronic health record, data and system security, computerized clinical decision support systems, electronic exchange of health information, and consumer health informatics computer applications. The candidate will be expected to develop a collaborative internationally-recognized research program, train graduate students, demonstrate excellence in teaching, and contribute to the departmental mission.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related areas and a strong publication record.  Evidence of experience or potential for grantsmanship and teaching experience is important.

Applications: Submit applications as a single PDF file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page summary of research interests, and a one-page teaching statement. Applications along with three letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically to haan@purdue.edu. Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is requires for employment in this position.

Qualified applicants in one or more of the areas listed below may apply to up to three of the following positions within the research cluster center on Prevention of Chronic Disease/Pubic Health.

Department of Nutrition Sciences (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002751-2012.html)

Department of Human Development and Family Studies (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002695-2012.html)

School of Health and Kinesiology (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002696-2012.html)

School of Nursing (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002694-2012.html)

School of Health Sciences (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002697-2012.html)

Department of Computer Information Technology (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002700-2012.html)

Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002698-2012.html)

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