Faculty Associate, Biomedical Informatics - School of Biomedical Informatics

Instructor/Lecturer/Faculty Associate
UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI) has a non-tenure Faculty Associate position in its Center for Precision Health (CPH).


The successful candidate will be expected to plan, supervise, and direct research in bioinformatics, genomic medicine, and related areas within the CPH. The candidate will participate or lead in the development of study design, sample or data collection, pipeline development, data analysis, results implementation, manuscript writing, and grant proposal preparation. Collaborative research with other faculty in the CPH, SBMI, and across UTHealth and the Texas Medical Center (e.g., MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine) is also encouraged. This position provides opportunities to supervise post-doctoral fellows and lead projects or team research initiatives.



The individual should possess a doctoral degree in one of the following areas: bioinformatics, genomics, genetics, computational biology, biomedical informatics, computer science, engineering, medicine, biostatistics, or related disciplines. A record of verifiable, published research in bioinformatics and genomics and the potential to obtain extramural funding are preferred. Excellent teamwork and communication skills are required.



Note that all application materials must be submitted through UTHealth's online system. As part of the application process, the candidate should provide a current curriculum vitae, a research statement, contact information for three references, and a cover letter describing qualifications and career goals.



This position is a full time, 12-month appointment on the non-tenure track, renewable on a yearly basis.



Competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.

UTHealth is in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center (TMC) located in cosmopolitan Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States. SBMI currently offers PhD and master's degrees; it also features certificate programs in biomedical and health informatics.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School.  UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

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