Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Research Informatics Scientist - Department of Biomedical Education and Data Science

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/18/2024 10:57 AM)
Specialty Area
Department of Bioemdical Education and Data Science

Summary of Position

The Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology (CBE) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) at Temple University seeks to recruit a Research Informatics scientist/faculty at the levels of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The new faculty member will carry a tenure-track or non-tenure-track faculty appointment in LKSOM within the Department of Biomedical Education and Data Sciences. Clinicians and non-clinicians are welcome to apply.


The CBE provides critical support for clinical, translational, and basic research at LKSOM. Our mission is to offer biostatistical and epidemiological research resources, develop clinical research programs, educate trainees in clinical research methods, and nurture collaboration across multiple disciplines. The occupant of this position will oversee Informatics activities at the CBE, including Temple’s participation as a PaTH PCORnet (National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network) site. In addition, this occupant will contribute to enhancing the Research Informatics infrastructure at LKSOM.


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Qualified applicants will have M.D., and/or Ph.D. degrees, completed rigorous training, and demonstrated the ability to conduct independent, extramurally funded informatics research.


Faculty Appointment, Benefits/Compensation
In addition to a competitive salary, and a comprehensive suite of benefits - including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, and tuition remission, and more – the position offers: a uniquely supportive academic environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world-class equitable patient care, medical education and research; individual career development; and collegiality among faculty. Annual compensation shall be determined based on experience and qualifications.


Procedure for Candidacy
To become a part of this supportive and energetic community, applicants must complete an online application. Your application will be considered complete once you have submitted all the required documents and information.


Application materials should include a cover letter stating the area of expertise and qualifications; a current curriculum vitae; synopses of current research interests, professional goals, and past accomplishments (3-page maximum); teaching statement (1-page maximum); and three letters of reference or contact information from three professional references (name, title, email address and phone number for each). A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Please address your application to Dr. Daniel Rubin, Interim Co-Director for the Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology, C/O Jessica N. Vega, Sr. Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.


Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.




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