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Head of the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management
College of Applied and Natural Sciences
Louisiana Tech
University
Ruston, Louisiana

Twelve-month, tenure-track position available July 1, 2018 in the Department of Health
Informatics and Information Management at Louisiana Tech University, a Doctoral/Research University of approximately 12,800 students. The
department has a total of five full-time faculty and several area professionals who serve as adjunct faculty. Degrees offered include a
bachelor of science in Health Informatics and Information Management and a Master of Health Informatics. The department has a current
enrollment of approximately 150 students.

Responsibilities: The department head is responsible for long-range
vision and planning, resource development, faculty and student recruitment, faculty evaluation and development, financial planning,
accreditation oversight and overall management of the department. Other responsibilities include teaching, research and service at a level
commensurate to the position. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills with
students, faculty, staff, peers and administrators.

Qualifications: We seek candidates at the rank of
associate or full professor with demonstrated experience in management, instruction, research, leadership and professional service. A
graduate level degree (doctorate preferred) in health information management, health informatics or a related area and the Registered Health
Information Administrator (RHIA) credential is required.

Applications: To apply, submit a letter of
application, current vita, and names and contact information for three references to Ms. Betty Jensen, ( bettyt@latech.edu). Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and continue
until the position is filled. Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System and an affirmative action and
equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.


Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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