[Comp-neuro] Assistant or Associate Professor, Data Analytics

Guerra, Erick J. guerra at rowan.edu
Sat Nov 1 14:16:24 CET 2014

Assistant or Associate Professor, Health or Biomedical Data Analytics

Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 15,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients in Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts seven colleges–Rohrer College of Business and colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics.

The Department of Biomedical & Translational Sciences in the School of Biomedical Science & Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professor position in the field of Health or Biomedical Data Analytics starting September 1, 2015.  A Ph.D. in Data Analytics or related field is required.  The successful candidate will assume a leadership role in the newly established Data Analytics programand is expected to develop an externally-funded research program in Health or Biomedical Data Analytics that involves undergraduate and/or graduate (MS) students. Applications are encouraged from candidates with a successful record of research in one of the following areas: medical informatics, genomic or proteomic data mining, systems biology, translational bioinformatics.   Candidates with a background in industry settings are also encouraged to apply.

The Department of Biomedical & Translational Sciences is the home for new interdisciplinary biomedical initiatives and welcomes its first cohort of students pursuing a BS in Translational Biomedical Sciences in Fall 2014. Many faculty-members in the Department of Biomedical & Translational Sciences have joint appointments with the College of Science and Mathematics, and there are opportunities to collaborate with both the allopathic and osteopathic medical schools at Rowan University.  The College of Science & Mathematics currently offers related BS degrees in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Bioinformatics, in addition to MS degrees in Pharmaceutical Science and Bioinformatics.  The Master of Science in Data Analytics with a specialization in Health Data Analytics is housed in the College of Science & Mathematics with stakeholders spanning several colleges and schools at Rowan University.

The successful candidate will develop and implement new interdisciplinary curricula in both Data Analytics and Translational Biomedical Sciences. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Translational Biomedical Sciences, graduate courses in Data Analytics, and potentially other discipline specific courses falling under these programs.

The application must be submitted through our online application system (http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/jobs/assistant-associate-professor-health-or-biomedical-data-analytics-glassboro-new-jersey-job-4739278) as a single file (PDF format) containing a curriculum vitae, a detailed description of research interests and plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and graduate transcripts (copies acceptable).  Three letters of recommendation should be sent via email directly to Ms. Shelly Klink (klink at rowan.edu<mailto:klink at rowan.edu>).

The application deadline is November 15, 2014.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Candidates must demonstrate authorization to work in the United States.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
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