WMU Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine

Faculty - Biomedical Informatics

Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
Posted Date 7 months ago(5/10/2023 3:11 PM)
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Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine seeks an exceptional educator and investigator to join the faculty of the Department of Biomedical Informatics who will provide clinical informatics training to medical students, graduate students, and faculty.  The faculty member will also conduct collaborative research and scholarly activities in biomedical informatics.


Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, the faculty member will fill a wide variety of educational and research roles in the department. Candidates should have relevant training and experience across a range of domains. Candidates should demonstrate skills in, and dedication to improving patient care and building a learning health care system; faculty career development and the training of future scholars; securing external research funding in a collaborative research environment; the ability to foster a supportive, collaborative, creative, and innovative workplace; and a proven record of scholarship.


The faculty member will become active in the department’s efforts to establishing a professional doctorate online program, including determining competencies and curriculum development.  Faculty will also provide instruction to medical students throughout the 4 years of their education, including a medical student distinction in Clinical Informatics.


  • PhD, EdD, PsyD, PharmD, DHI, MD or equivalent terminal degree in Biomedical Informatics, Health Informatics, Clinical Informatics or related field. 
  • Position is open rank commensurate with training and experience.
  • The candidate should be an AMIA Certified Health Informatics Professional (ACHIP) or qualified to complete the certification.
  • Expertise in online teaching and curriculum development desired.
  • Practical experience in the design, development, adoption, and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services delivery, management, and planning.
  • Work experience in a health education setting with a working understanding of the clinical education, and research mission.
  • Ability to interpret and implement accreditation criteria to achieve program accreditation by applicable accrediting bodies.
  • Track record of excellence in informatics, with corresponding accomplishments in peer-reviewed scholarship and other appropriate recognition.
  • Strong record of leadership and collaboration including the ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, residents/fellows, and students.
  • Experience fostering a culture of inclusiveness among diverse faculty, staff, residents/fellows, and students.
  • Demonstrated analytical and computer skills including use of statistics, with strong problem solving, writing, and oral communication skills.

About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed)

We are committed to excellence and health equity through transformative medical education, high-quality, patient- and family-entered care, innovative research, and community partnerships within a just culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our vision is health equity for all in Southwest Michigan through innovation in the practice and study of medicine.


The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching health systems, Ascension Borgess and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. Building upon a $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed is a recipient of the Empowering Futures Gift, a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school. WMed contributes to the economic vitality of Southwest Michigan through the services we provide as well as the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an annual estimated economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties.


WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. The medical school offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. We train physicians in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support our educational mission, we have Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.


WMed Health is the clinical practice of the medical school with more than 300 providers offering comprehensive primary care and specialty services in several locations throughout Kalamazoo, Portage, and Battle Creek. The Department of Pathology faculty serve as the Office of the Medical Examiner for counties throughout Michigan and northern Indiana.


The W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo serves as the primary educational facility with faculty and administrative offices, student study and social spaces, team-based learning halls, a state-of-the-art Simulation Center accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, basic science research labs, as well as toxicology and forensic pathology labs.


WMed is building upon Kalamazoo’s century-long foundation of drug discovery and medical device development with a strategic investment in clinical, laboratory, community, and educational research. The Center for Immunobiology, Center for Clinical Research, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, and Human Research Protection Program contribute to the medical school’s advancement of knowledge through innovation and discovery. 


Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace. 


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