Assistant/Associate/Full Professors in Biomedical Informatics

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA USA

Job Description:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI, seeks to recruit Assistant/Associate/Full Professors.  

A history of more than forty years of innovation makes the University of Pittsburgh a national leader in biomedical informatics research.   DBMI is one of the best-funded departments in the field, with highly-visible participation in collaborative national efforts including PCORNet (, NCATS/ACT (, and the NIH Big Data To Knowledge consortium (  Our training program has been continually funded by the NLM since 1988, with many alumnae and former faculty currently leaders at prominent universities nationwide. 

We are now seeking candidates with skills in clinical informatics and population informatics.  In addition we highly value academic biomedical informaticians with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring. A track record of high impact publication and focus on developing independent funding will weigh heavily in our selection of successful candidates. Faculty are also encouraged to explore commercialization and entrepreneurship, particularly through DBMI’s participation in the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance, Center for Commercial Application (CCA) of Healthcare Data ( which supports partnerships between researchers and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center as well as Carnegie Mellon University, toward the goal of commercializing innovative research.


The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

About University of Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh ranks fifth nationally in federally financed research and development expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. Calling Pitt "a world class research university" with an "unwavering commitment to excellence," a Middle States Commission on Higher Education accreditation report in September 2012 reaccredited the University for a 10-year period, without qualification, the maximum permissible time for an extension of accreditation.

Pitt consistently ranks in the top 20 among U.S. public universities in U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Colleges" listing, and Pitt graduate schools and programs perennially earn high grades in U.S. News' "Best Graduate School" rankings.


Minimum Objective Qualifications: Candidates must have professional health degree (MD, RN, PharmD) with informatics training or a PhD in their field, which may include (but is not limited to) biomedical informatics, health informatics, bioinformatics, computer science, or data sciences.

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates please send cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee:

Michael Becich, MD, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Department of Biomedical Informatics,
The Offices at Baum
5607 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3701
Phone: 412.648.9244 or E-mail to