Assistant Adjunct Professor in Biomedical and Health Informatics
University of California Davis Department of Pediatrics
United States

Assistant Adjunct Professor - Biomedical and Health Informatics

Job #JPF03882

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 20th, 2020

Next review date: Friday, Dec 4, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Assistant Adjunct Professor

UC Davis Children’s Hospital
School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time assistant adjunct professor within the field of biomedical and health informatics.

The successful candidate will be expected to perform teaching, research, and university and public service with expertise in biomedical and health informatics, pediatric tele-technologies, human computer interaction and usability, technology-mediated social emotional development, and telehealth. Specific duties will include conducting tech-mediated translational, quality of life, behavioral, and/or clinical research funded by extramural sources, including submitting grant or contract proposals for such research. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in research, including an established portfolio or promise of externally funded research.

Modes of teaching include informal lectures, formal seminars, supervision in research settings, mentoring of graduate students, and in-service training.

We value a human-centered approach to biomedical and health informatics and welcome scholars with research and teaching strengths in pediatric social emotional development, education, translational science, health equity, holistic evaluation and methods, qualitative research, and interdisciplinary and mixed methods research.

Candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:
• PhD in biomedical or health informatics, education/learning sciences, or a related field
• At least two years of completed postdoctoral training at time of hire in biomedical and health informatics, or a related area
• Strong record of peer-reviewed publications
• Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment, including working closely with others in a collegial team atmosphere

For full consideration applications should be received by December 4, 2020, however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. Position is expected to begin September 2021 but may begin as early as April 2021. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and contact information for 3-5 references. Candidates should submit their application online at:

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California, Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available

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Job location

Sacramento, Ca


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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