Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Health Information Science, Faculty of Human and Social Development

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The School of Health Information Science invites applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor effective July 1, 2018 or as negotiated.

The successful candidate will:

  • Teach a variety of courses in Health Information Science;
  • Engage in curriculum development with the faculty;
  • Participate in the life of the school, including serving on undergraduate committees and curriculum working groups;
  • Work closely with the Senior Lab Instructor for the courses s/he is responsible for;
  • Help with graduate education by serving on graduate student committees.


A doctoral degree (or doctoral degree near completion) in Health Information Science or Health Informatics. Prior teaching experience lecturing in a range of courses in Health Informatics is preferred.

Applicants should have a good understanding of Health Informatics and strong communication, organizational and teaching skills. Evidence of effective teaching of undergraduate courses should be provided, along with a cv detailing teaching experience and a cover letter.

Applicants should have knowledge of the range and scope of health informatics topic areas.

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School of Health Information Science

Faculty of Human and Social Development

Additional Information

The School of Health Information Science is known nationally and internationally and has pioneered curricula in health informatics since 1981. The school offers several degrees: a BSc in Health Information Science, a Combined Major in Computer Science and Health Information Science, a Masters in Health Informatics and a PhD in Health Informatics as well as a double masters degree in collaboration with Nursing. Starting September 2018, the School will also offer a Graduate Certificate in Health Terminology Standards.

The Health Information Science undergraduate degree prepares students to work in all sectors of healthcare, including hospitals, government, consulting, healthcare software industry and allied health fields involving technology. Graduate degrees prepare students to work as leaders in health informatics industry as well as academia.

The faculty in the School of Health Information Science have a long history of generating significant research and curriculum development grants and contracts and is involved in local, national and international projects related to health informatics.

Faculty and librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association.

Contact Information

Applicants should send (email applications are preferable) a cover letter indicating why they feel they are suitable for the position, along with any relevant documentation regarding their qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement and dossier (with course evaluation ratings if available) and the names of three references who can be contacted regarding the applicant to:

Dr. Andre Kushniruk, Director

School of Health Information Science

University of Victoria

PO Box 1700 STN CSC

Victoria, BC Canada V8W 2Y2


Phone: 250-472-5132



Application Deadline:

May 15, 2018

Equity Statement

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact Pamela Richards, Director of Faculty Relations and Academic Administration 250-721-7016. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

University of Victoria, Faculty of Human and Social Development | School of Health Information Science
HSD A202, PO Box 1700 STN CSC Victoria BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
T 250-721-8576 | F 250-472-4751 | |





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