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Lecturer in Health IT MPS (Non-Tenure Track)

Job no: 494035
Work type: Faculty
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Information Systems

Application Instructions:

 Apply via Interfolio at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/119647


Department of Information Systems

Anticipated Start Date:

Summer 2023 or Fall 2023 (at the latest)

About the Position:

The Department of Information Systems (IS) at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer.  This position will also serve as Assistant Graduate Program Director (Asst. GPD) for the Health Information Technology graduate program. This full-time position begins as soon as possible. 

The minimum qualification is a Master’s degree in health informatics, health information technology, or a closely related discipline. Candidates should also be involved in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence at any level in education or industry.  Ideal candidates will also have evidence of strong organizational skills, as well as relevant experience in academia, industry, or government. Candidates who have had a non-academic career are encouraged to apply and should emphasize their commitment to staff development and mentorship.  The position will have teaching and administrative responsibilities. 

The Lecturer and Assistant GPD position is renewable. The position will teach a wide range of courses, primarily at the Graduate level. The position involves advising students, mentoring teaching assistants, and helping to shape departmental practices and policies. Administrative responsibilities include reviewing applications, conducting industry outreach, and organizing recruitment and engagement events with current and prospective students.     

The Information Systems Department has 39 full-time faculty and over 1,800 students. Our growing department offers undergraduate degrees in Information Systems and Business Technology Administration.  In addition, the Department houses the Master’s in Health Information Technology, which is a professional degree program. Graduate degree programs, MS and PhD, are offered in both Information Systems and Human-Centered Computing, including an innovative online MS program in IS.  Further details can be found at https://informationsystems.umbc.edu/.

About the Program:

UMBC’s Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Health Information Technology is tailored to meet the needs of professionals in a variety of fields. The program prepares working professionals for careers in health information technology. Courses are offered on weekday evenings at UMBC’s Catonsville campus or online; courses are taught by professionals; students do not write a thesis; and emphasis is on applications and tools. Students are trained to gain advanced skills in strategy, policy, management, and analytics within the context of the health IT field. For more information about the UMBC Graduate Health Information Technology Program, please visit our website at https://professionalprograms.umbc.edu/health-information-technology/

An informational webinar about this position will be offered in February or March 2023.  Interested applicants may sign-up at https://forms.gle/eRErvQHEXabgK7ju5.  A recording of the session will also be sent.  

Screening of Applications Begins: Review of application materials will begin March 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.   
About UMBC:

UMBC, an honors university serving more than 14,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, is one of two public universities in Maryland to achieve the “doctoral/research university-extensive” Carnegie classification. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership.

Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (https://diversity.umbc.edu/).

 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Title IX: As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. For more information about Title IX and contact information for Title IX Coordinator click here.   
Accommodation: If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


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Applications close: Open Until Filled

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