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Assistant Professor, Department of Health Informatics and Information Management
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana


General Summary:

The Department of Health Informatics and Information Management is currently seeking applications for an assistant professor.  This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated hire date of September 1, 2018.  Louisiana Tech University is a four-year selective admissions research university awarding bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.  Louisiana Tech has an enrollment of approximately 12,800 students and is in Ruston, Louisiana.  With a population of approximately 25,000, Ruston is a small, university-oriented city that boasts several outdoor recreational facilities and a strong sense of community.

The department has five full-time and three adjunct faculty members.  Degrees offered include a Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management and a Master of Health Informatics.  Both programs are accredited by CAHIIM. 


Job Duties: 

The responsibilities of the position include course development and instruction in a traditional on campus and online format in the undergraduate program.  The faculty member will also be responsible for engaging in scholarly activity; performing service activities for the profession, university, department, and community; contributing to recruitment and marketing of both programs; advising undergraduate students; participating in accreditation review; and contributing to all departmental initiatives and goals.


Position Qualifications:

The requirements for this position include a minimum of a master's degree, preferably in a field related to Health Informatics and Information Management. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years recent experience in the Health Information Management/Health Informatics field, advanced computer literacy, experience with electronic health records use and implementation, healthcare data analytics and regulatory requirements.   RHIA, RN or similar credential and/or license is required.


Applications:

To apply, submit a letter of application describing your interests , current vita, and names and contact information for three references to Jan Fuller, P.O. Box 3171, Ruston, LA  71272 or fuller@latech.edu. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

   

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