Sunday, March 7, 2010

Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Health IT and/or Security

The MDSC received the following post regarding an open faculty position in Health IT/security.

Computing and Information Sciences
Kansas State University
Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Health IT and/or Security
The department of Computing and Information Sciences at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure track position beginning in Fall 2010 at the level of assistant or associate professor from candidates working in the areas of health information technology and/or security. For the area of health care, we seek candidates working on designing improved health care systems which ensure patient safety, preserve privacy of data, establish high-assurance information infrastructure, and provide automated decision support capabilities. Preference will be given to candidates who will compliment the existing areas of strengths of the department which include enterprise system security, medical data privacy, language-based security, high assurance systems, medical device plug-n-play interoperability, medical device integration frameworks, and health information management. Applicants must be committed to both teaching and research. Applicants should have a PhD degree in computer science or related discipline; salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Applications must include descriptions of teaching and research interests along with copies of representative publications.

Kansas State University is committed to the growth and excellence of the CIS department. The department offers a stimulating environment for research and teaching, and has several ongoing collaborative projects involving researchers in different areas of computer science as well as other engineering and science departments. The department has a faculty of nineteen, more than 100 graduate students, and 250 undergraduate students and offers BS, MS, MSE, and PhD degrees. Computing facilities include a large network of servers, workstations and PCs with more than 300 machines and a Beowulf cluster with 1000+ processors. The department building has a wireless network and state-of-the-art media-equipped classrooms. The department hosts several laboratories for embedded systems, software analysis, robotics, computational engineering and science, and data-mining. Details of the CIS Department can be found at the URL

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Paid for by Kansas State University. Background check required.

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