Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Assoc or Full Professor/Assoc or Sr Scientist in Biomedical Informatics

About this job: Professor, Tenure Track, SCHOOL

University of Kansas - Department of Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Lawrence, KS US

Contact: Matt Mosconi

Post Date: November 10, 2022
Job Starts: August 18, 2023

Teaching/advising, research, and service expectations Psychology (0.50/0.75 FTE). The appointment in PSYC would be 50% FTE for the first five years, and 75% thereafter. Evaluation prior to/following five years would be based on a weighting of 20%/30% teaching/advising, 20%/30% research, and 10%/15% service. Teaching/Advising (20%/30%). The current classroom teaching assignment for full-time faculty members is two courses per semester. With a .50 FTE appointment, the teaching load for this position will be one course/semester; with a .75 appointment, the teaching load would be three courses/year. Research (20%/30%). All faculty members are expected to engage in a program of research and to share their scholarship with colleagues and/or the public at large through publication or other creative activities. The person in this position will be expected to lead a productive, funded program of research on biomedical informatics and their application to the study of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) Service (10%/15%). All faculty members are expected to fulfill their share of service duties needed to facilitate the efficient operation of the Department. Faculty may provide service at the College and University levels and in regional, national, and international activities of the discipline. Activities that foster effective relationships with alumni and other professionals and associations as well as community groups also constitute service. Research and service expectations The Life Span Institute (0.50/0.25 FTE): Over the first five years/subsequent years, the hired Associate/Senior Scientist serving within the Life Span Institute (LSI) is expected to engage in the following activities: Research (47.5%/22.5%). Associate and Senior Scientists are expected to establish, develop, and sustain an independent and nationally/internationally visible program of research. This includes responsibility for the management and conduct of research as well as the dissemination of the products of that research in appropriate venues (e.g., high-impact, peer-reviewed journals) as well as at meetings or conferences at appropriate levels (e.g., international, national). Scientists are also expected to be consistently and regularly engaged in the pursuit of external funding to sustain their research program. This includes the assumption of leadership roles in the preparation and submission of proposals to funding sources outside of the institution, and may involve the initiation of, or participation in, collaborative proposals. Service (2.5%): Associate and Senior Scientists are expected to participate in service activities at the international, national, regional and state levels appropriate to their professional discipline. These may include participation in peer review for journal editorial boards, federal granting agencies (NIH, NSF, USDE, etc.), and foundation funding agencies (e.g., Autism Speaks), serving as officer in professional societies and associations, and other activities such as invited presentations to governmental, professional, and community organizations. The Associate or Senior Scientist is also expected to provide limited service to the LSI as necessary and appropriate (e.g., promotion committee, representing the LSI within the institution). Faculty members are expected to carry out their responsibilities in accordance with the Faculty Code of Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct, currently viewable at: Summer Salary Summer salary acquired through grants or through summer teaching would be in addition to academic year salary. Summer salary is based on your academic salary rate and varies from year to year. Required Qualifications • Doctoral degree in informatics or related field from an accredited institution • Established record of productive scholarship as demonstrated by multiple peer-review publications documenting results from studies of IDDs • Established record of submitted or funded external award related to IDDs • Established record of teaching, advising, and/or mentoring of undergraduate, graduate and/or postdoctoral trainees