Department of Biomedical & Health Informatics

Career Opportunity


Professor and Chair for Biomedical and Health Informatics
UMKC School of Medicine
Kansas City, Missouri

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine seeks an energetic and skilled leader to serve as chair of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. The successful candidate will be a scientist with demonstrated success in research, education, and administration, who will foster research and academic growth in the Department, and who will advance the excellence of medical and graduate education programs. The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine has more than 1500 dedicated, full-time and community-based volunteer faculty, who educate residents and medical students at affiliated hospitals and clinics, and who educate graduate students in certificate and degree programs. More information about this position can be found on UMKC’s job posting website shown below.

An M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree is required. Demonstrated success in research and participation in academic activities at local, regional, and national levels are required. A track-record of extramural grant support is required as is demonstrated experience collaborating across disciplines and institutions.

Interested parties should combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as an attachment to the UMKC career opportunities application. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855)524-0002.

UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The university will recruit and employ qualified personnel and will provide equal opportunities during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor – Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

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