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Assistant/Associate Professor, Health Informatics and Information Management

The College of St. Scholastica

City:  DULUTH  |   State:  MN  |   Country:  USA  |   ZIP Code:  55811
Job ID Number:  1  |   Posted:  07/25/2018


Job Summary:

The College of St. Scholastica is seeking a full time, tenure track assistant/associate faculty member to join a robust Health Informatics and Information Management Department. Rank and tenure status commensurate with qualifications.

The Department of Health Informatics and Information Management provides innovative undergraduate and graduate programs in a face-to-face and online format. Our faculty are committed to preparing effective and caring HIIM professionals that are knowledgeable in healthcare data, analytics, management, ethics, and health information technology.

We are seeking candidates with experience in healthcare analytics and research to effectively teach course content in both the undergraduate and graduate programs within the department. The candidate will teach courses related to healthcare analytics, databases, research methods, and other foundational health informatics topics. The faculty member will contribute to an educational environment that embraces community through mutual respect of those with different cultures or backgrounds. Candidates with strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively between programs and among colleagues on multiple campuses are highly sought. Rank and tenure status commensurate with qualifications.


• Master’s degree in Health Informatics, HIM or related field and the ability to obtain a PhD in health informatics, computer science, statistics, or related field within 2 years 
• Five years of experience in health informatics 
• Active member of national and state health informatics or HIM associations and/or active in eHealth initiatives
• Proficiency in computer programming, e.g. Python, Java, Visual Basic
• Experience with database construction and administration, e.g., SQL
• A strong background working with inferential statistics, machine learning, and corresponding software e.g. R, SAS
• Experience in research design and research methods with a demonstrated ability to publish research findings
• A record of managing and leading projects
• Ability to lead and to work cooperatively with others
• Evidence of cultural competence and demonstrated success working with diverse populations

Preferred Qualifications:

• PhD in health informatics, computer science, statistics, or a related field 
• Three years of academic experience at the college or university level
• Grant writing and grant project management experience

The College of St. Scholastica is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota and extended campuses throughout Minnesota.  Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) has been preparing students for a life of purpose and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded.

The College serves an enrollment of more than 4,300 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools— nursing, arts & letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and Money Magazine has cited the College in the top third of all four-year colleges in the country based on graduation rates, educational quality, affordability, and alumni earnings.

For more information and to apply, visit  The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.