Specializing in the development and application of artificial intelligence-powered insights in health care decision-making and precision health.
Successful applicants will join the University of Florida’s (UF) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative (https://ai.ufl.edu) aimed at advancing the University to a national and world-wide leader in the application of AI. This initiative is supported by a $70 million initial investment and implementation of the most powerful AI supercomputer in higher education in the world, as well as the hiring of 100 new faculty members, including an initial 17 faculty members in the UF Health Sciences. UF Health is the largest integrated academic health center in the country, with Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine, as well as UF Health and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, with over 2,400 faculty.
Applicants for positions in AI-powered healthcare decision making and precision health will specialize in predictive analytics, risk stratification or causal inference methods to develop evidence and tools for decision support in clinical and other public health settings. Applicants will have expertise in the use of large healthcare data and focus on a variety of priority areas. This includes pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, pharmaceutical health services research and other related areas in clinical, policy and economic healthcare decision-making. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in the health sciences, computer science, engineering, or related disciplines.
Successful applicants will join a cross-college network of AI researchers grounded in the values of Trustworthy AI, Community, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Faculty members hired through this initiative will be appointed in departments throughout the UF Health Colleges. Application review will begin in March 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. To submit an application packet, which includes a CV, letter of interest, and list of references, go to https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/ and search by Job #70950. Note that this search, with focus on Healthcare Decision-Making and Precision Health, is one of three focus areas of the Application of AI in Health Sciences Hiring Initiative and the official job posting is therefore more generic. For further information about these positions, contact the search committee co-chairs Jane M Carrington, RN, PhD, FAAN, Associate Professor in Family, Community and Health Systems Sciences at firstname.lastname@example.org and Almut G Winterstein, RPh, PhD, FISPE, Chair & Professor in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy and Director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Safety (CoDES) at email@example.com.
Internal Number: 70950
About University of Florida, Health Sciences
UF Health is the largest academic health center in the Southeast of the United States providing a host of opportunities for collaboration and clinical data repositories. Pharmacoepidemiologists will likely find their academic home in the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (https://pop.pharmacy.ufl.edu) in the UF College of Pharmacy, which includes faculty in pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics and pharmaceutical health services research. They will collaborate with faculty in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Safety (CoDES) (https://codes.pharmacy.ufl.edu), representing faculty from several colleges who use big data for the post-marketing evaluation of drugs and drug use.
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