University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) is
seeking applicants for Associate or full Professor in the
discipline of Population Health. The successful candidate will
be afforded an administrative stipend for serving as the
founding Director of Population Health Informatics. This is a
full time, 12-month tenured position within the Department of
Biomedical Sciences with an Investigator focus.
The Investigator focus is reserved for individuals whose
academic activities are predominately dedicated to basic,
translational, or clinical research.
The individual will report directly to the Chair of the
Department of Biomedical Sciences,
This new Program in Population Health Informatics is being
developed by OUWB in coordination with Oakland University,
Beaumont Health - a leading healthcare system in southeast
Michigan, and the Beaumont Research Institute (BRI). With the
goals of incorporating existing strengths throughout Oakland
University and Beaumont Health, and aligning with OUWB's
commitment to promoting and restoring health to communities
served by the school and its graduates, the new program will
focus broadly on the vision of advancing improved outcomes,
systems of care, and health for individuals and communities,
including a commitment to health equity and an understanding
of the social, economic and behavioral determinants of health.
In addition to existing faculty and investigators engaged in
population health research, OUWB and BRI are committed to the
recruitment of up to six additional faculty for the program.
These individuals will be recruited to meet the broad program
vision and goals of the founding director. Certificate and
graduate degree programs will be developed as faculty
expertise is identified. Core infrastructure and services such
as an Informatics/Biostatistics Core, Outcomes Research Office
and Clinical Research Database will be available to the
director and the program through both OUWB and BRI.
1. Works with investigators, administration and information
technology to develop and sustain the vision and
infrastructure required for interdisciplinary research
focusing on population health and medical informatics.
2. Serves as program director for population health and
attends chair's meetings.
3. Develops synergistic research collaborations and
educational initiatives with investigators at OUWB, other
Oakland University colleges, the (BRI), and other
4. Participates in independent and collaborative, extramurally
funded academic and scholarly activities,
5. Provides mentorship and assistance to faculty and trainees
involved in population health
6. Provides instruction in various settings, including the
instruction of medical students, graduate students and
7. Generates curricular materials for instructional
activities. Coordinates and integrates instructional
activities and curricular materials with other faculty in
order to enhance the learning experience for students.
8. Establishes learning objectives and competency standards.
Contributes to the process of student assessment materials and
procedures. Develops and implements effective remediation
processes for students identified as performing below
A. A Ph.D., M.D., DO or equivalent
B. Training, experience and demonstrated evidence of
leadership in population health.
C. A record of continued extramural research support and a
commitment to community engagement and strong academic
D. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or commitment
to diversity and inclusion.
E. A record of contributions to scientific literature
F. Regional/National recognition