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University of Utah Open Rank depending on experience in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Open Rank depending on experience

Department 00241 - Biomedical Informatics


Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 1, 2018 (Anticipated)


Lecturer (open rank)

Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah Asia Campus

South Korea

The Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah is recruiting to expand its international program and build on existing strengths. We are seeking candidates with internationally recognized expertise in biomedical informatics education to lead our expansion to The University of Utah Asia campus ( The ideal candidate should have experience in teaching and organizing educational programs involving international students as well as a reputation of excellence in biomedical informatics education. The appointment will be as a career line faculty of the University Utah School of Medicine ( in the lecturer track. The rank and length of the appointment will be commensurable with the candidate credentials and mutual level of interest. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Biomedical Informatics or related field. The desired start time will be August 1st 2017, but this may be negotiable.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of the graduate program in biomedical informatics at The University of Utah Asia Campus. This program has been recently approved, so the candidate will have an opportunity for innovative management of the program, conduct didactic practicums and coordinate the didactic material with the course directors in the Salt Lake Campus. The selected candidate will also coordinate the visits of the Salt Lake faculty to the Incheon Global Campus ( IGC ). It is the expectation that the selected candidate will spend the majority of his/her time at the Asia Campus, with short visits to the Salt Lake Campus to coordinate educational activities with the rest of the biomedical informatics faculty.

The University of Utah Asia Campus ( is one of the founding institutions of Incheon Global Campus. Students from around the world have convenient access to the University of Utah’s faculty, staff, and academic culture at the Asia Campus. The U offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees to students from around the world. Currently, The University of Utah Asia Campus offers three undergraduate majors in communication, psychology and social work, and one graduate major in public health. A Biomedical Informatics graduate program will start in the fall of 2017.

The Incheon Global Campus, termed the “best global education hub in Northeast Asia” is a national project established by the South Korean government and Incheon Metropolitan City, to nurture next generation global work force who will lead in education, economics, industry, culture, and art. With an investment of 1 billion dollars, the global campus will host ten of the world’s leading universities all ranked among the top 100 universities and draw a diverse population of about 10,000 students from around the globe.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information:

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, including a summary of teaching experience, philosophy and plans, a synopsis of their experience with educational software use and development, relevant publications and three letters of reference addressed directly to the chair of the search committee.

Julio Facelli

Professor and Vice Chair

Biomedical Informatics

University of Utah

To apply:

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, including a summary of teaching experience, philosophy and plans, a synopsis of their experience with educational software use and development, relevant publications and three letters of reference addressed directly to the chair of the search committee. Electronic submissions to are required.

Open Date 02/23/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01663F

Type Faculty