University of North Texas

Job Title

Assistant/Associate Professor - Health Informatics 


College of Information - Department of Information Science


Opening Date: 11/21/2022
Closing Date:  01/31/2023

Job Description

The Department of Information Science (IS) in the College of Information at the University of North Texas invites applications for tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Health Informatics to begin in Spring 2023. We are seeking excellent candidates with interests relating to clinical informatics, health information systems, health data analytics, and the use of technology in healthcare


Job Duties

The candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, conduct research, and provide service in an academic position with emphasis in Health Informatics. The candidate must demonstrate a record of research accomplishments and have the ability to design and deliver courses in a variety of formats, including online and hybrid modalities. They are expected to work with doctoral students and serve on dissertation committees.

This is a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track position. We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and are motivated to be leaders in research and teaching, who can leverage the strengths of the department’s dynamic faculty and programs, and who will build collaborative relationships in the University and profession.

We anticipate several Assistant Professor / Associate Professor openings in the Spring of 2023. As openings arise, we will actively source candidates from this applicant pool. The College of Information and Department of Information Science are committed to creating a learning community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We encourage applicants who may enhance our representational diversity but especially whose research, teaching, and community engagement will contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, faculty, and staff.


The minimum requirement for appointment is an earned doctorate in Health Informatics, Information Science, or other related fields at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates who have evidence of effective teaching, research, and scholarship in Health Informatics or health information-related areas. Previous experience in health-related settings is preferred.

Supplemental Information

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

About the Department of Information Science:

The Department of Information Science, one of three departments in the College of Information, promotes the understanding of, access to, and use of data and information through teaching, research and service activities. The Department prepares data and information professionals of the highest quality to serve in dynamic roles locally, nationally, and globally. Faculty members measure their success by the quality of their students’ intellectual contributions to the profession and society. The American Library Association has accredited the Department’s master’s program in library and information sciences continuously since 1965. The Department offers two bachelor’s degrees, two master’s degrees, post-master’s certificates, and a doctoral degree in information science. The health informatics program is nationally recognized. Additional information is available at:

How to Apply

For additional information about the position and to apply, please visit

Required documents needed to apply include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References – List of names and contact information for 3

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Ana Cleveland, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee via email at [email protected]

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