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Lecturer - Biomedical Informatics


The College of Health Solutions (CHS) at Arizona State University is seeking a full-time lecturer for a fiscal (12 month) position for the Biomedical Informatics (BMI) programs. Responsibilities include assisting in instruction for courses in the BMI programs such as the Introduction to Clinical Informatics course required for all College of Health Solutions undergraduate students, offered both on ground and online; instructing other related courses for CHS; assisting with the development of curriculum and teaching for new degree offerings; coordination of accreditation/certification processes; and assisting with and coordinating student applied projects. The position will additionally serve as the Academic Program Lead for BMI degrees with responsibility for serving on the CHS Curriculum Committee, serving as a liaison with CHS Instructional Design for faculty, and collaborating with the BMI Academic Programs Committee.

Biomedical Informatics is an evolving, dynamic field recognized as increasingly essential to the advancement of the health industry connecting basic sciences with the practical application of clinical sciences. Skilled professionals in BMI are able to analyze and translate large amounts of health data into meaningful solutions that improve health care delivery and patient outcomes. The program fosters strong partnerships among academic researchers, clinical practitioners and regional health care providers in the advancement of research and education in the science and practice of biomedical informatics. The BMI program has a presence at Mayo Clinic’s Scottsdale campus and partnerships with many other health organizations, which infuse our degree programs with practical research mandates and clinical relevance that reinforce BMI’s standard of excellence and leadership.

The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. The college’s research programs encompass basic/discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science, and measurement of health outcomes. In all cases, the CHS focus is to use interdisciplinary approaches to addressing the complex systems that underpin all health problems for the goal of improving health outcomes of the population. This includes behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, executive education, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, the science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic’s Scottsdale campus.

 For additional information regarding ASU, the College of Health Solutions, and Biomedical Informatics, go to: http://about.asu.edu/ and https://chs.asu.edu.

Required Qualifications

  • MS or PhD degree in field appropriate to the duties, such as Biomedical Informatics, Computer Science, Engineering, Population Health or Biological science
  • Competency in clinical informatics with demonstrated ability or potential to instruct undergraduate courses and advise student applied projects in biomedical informatics
  • Ability to provide service to the program and university, as well as to the community and profession
  • Effective communication skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Teaching experience with on-campus and/or online format
  • Knowledge of professional associations in the field and accreditation processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team that includes staff, faculty, students, and clinicians
  • Ability to communicate effectively with community partners

Application Deadline and Procedures

Initial closing date for the position is November 9, 2018. Applications are reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

To apply, click http://apply.interfolio.com/57089 to submit the following:

  • Letter of application/interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Information for 3 professional references


If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Phylicia Martel at pmartel@asu.edu .

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law  (See ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement and www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)