The Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) of Columbia University seeks exceptional junior-level faculty members in the tenure track.
The positions are open to researchers interested in developing and applying informatics theory and achieving tangible benefits to health care and biology. Three particular foci are health-related data science, including machine learning for healthcare; translational bioinformatics research that links our clinical and computational biology strengths, including precision medicine, and health information technology-based interventions to improve health care.
DBMI is an interdisciplinary department, comprising 45 faculty members and 50 students and postdoctoral fellows. The Department has amassed a large, diverse research portfolio, breaking new ground in several areas of informatics research. Its mission is to improve the health of the population and to make biomedical discoveries using information and computational techniques. It runs a diverse portfolio of clinical applications for New York-Presbyterian Hospital including a 6-million-patient, 20,000-user electronic health record and a number of vendor products. The Department is known for its work on informatics to support clinical care and clinical research, observational research, medical language processing, and translational bioinformatics.
Internal Number: 4793
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