Director of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Informatics

University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN USA

Job Description:

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a fulltime MD, MD/PhD or PhD trained laboratory medicine and pathology (LMP) informatics faculty member to lead its Informatics Division.   This position will also serve as the Chief laboratory Information Officer (CLIO) for University of Minnesota Health (MHealth).  Candidates should have fellowship training in informatics, and have documented experience in managing LMP informatics systems and teams.  Candidates with graduate training (at MS or PhD level) in Informatics, a track record of academic achievement including independently funded research, high impact publications and a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring are preferred.

The successful candidate will be a faculty member of the Institute for Health Informatics in the Academic Health Center. The Institute for Health Informatics of the University of Minnesota is the academic home for informatics in the Academic Health Center at the University and provides graduate education programs, carries out research in diverse areas, and evaluates and formulates policy proposals.

The Director of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Informatics will provide expert leadership in this area across the MHealth care system and maintain a level of systems integration necessary to support safe and effective patient care as it relates to the professional practice of laboratory medicine and pathology.

Responsibilities include the development and execution of a strategic plan for a progressive pathology informatics program which addresses service objectives defined by the department and the health care system.  This position will work collaboratively with the MHealth Information Services (IS) department to foster a dynamic and constructive partnership. 

The University of Minnesota is a large and diverse university and medical school with a large subspecialty practice plan of over 800 physicians, University of Minnesota Physicians.  The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is home to a large number of anatomic and clinical pathology faculty as well as many basic science faculty involved in research, undergraduate and graduate education.  The department also has an ACGME approved residency program and five ACGME approved fellowships.  More information about the department can be found at http://www.med.umn.edu/pathology/ 

To apply go to https://www.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and go to search postings and enter the requisition #307856 or 307857 or 307858.  Please upload
 a cover letter, a CV, and a one page career goal statement. Your application will not be considered until all components of the application are complete. Review of
applications is ongoing, and the position will remain open until the posting is removed. Please direct all inquiries, if any, to Santé Consulting in care of Rich Cornell
at rcornell@santellc.com.

The University of Minnesota is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer


Qualifications:

Candidates should have fellowship training in informatics, and have documented experience in managing LMP informatics systems and teams.  Candidates with graduate training (at MS or PhD level) in Informatics, a track record of academic achievement including independently funded research, high impact publications and a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring are preferred.


Instructions to Applicants:

To apply go to https://www.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and go to search postings and enter the requisition #307856 or 307857 or 307858. Please upload a cover letter, a CV, and a one page career goal statement. Your application will not be considered until all components of the application are complete. Review of applications is ongoing, and the position will remain open until the posting is removed. Please direct all inquiries, if any, to Santé Consulting in care of Rich Cornell at rcornell@santellc.com.