Pennsylvania State University's College of Health and Human Development is seeking applicants for the position of Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Individualized Health Research and Intervention (CIHRI). 

According to the job posting, the new center will be focused on improving public health by advancing research that leverages new and emerging technologies, methods, and data sources to establish, promote, and sustain health and positive health behaviors through novel data capture and intervention strategies.

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is accepting applications for a full-time academic position at the assistant, associate or full professor rank in the regular series (tenure-track).

In 2017, UC Davis launched the Healthy Aging in the Digital World Institute with a vision to bring person-centered choice through technology and connectedness to older adults and people living with multiple chronic conditions as well as their care partners. The institute will advance health care delivery to include models that support the goals of individuals while also creating better networks of care.

The The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the computer engineering focus.

For consideration at the Associate Professor level, applicants must demonstrate a strong external funding record, publication record, and Ph.D. graduation rate commensurate with this level of appointment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field by the date of appointment and must show the potential to establish a quality research program, collaborate effectively with other faculty, and excel in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates with the ability to participate, and potentially provide leadership, in the University’s Integrative Center for Athletic and Sport Technology (I-CAST) are particularly sought.

The department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University, New York City has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral research scientist.

This opening is sponsored by a couple of NIH funded research projects for analyzing large-scale electronic data, including electronic health records data, public clinical trial data, and PubMed Literature for phenotype knowledge discovery and integration. The ideal applicant is expected to work closely with the principal investigator Dr. Chunhua Weng to develop and disseminate impactful informatics methods and systems through quality publications and open-source software. There will be opportunities to collaborate with open science consortiums such as OHDSI (, eMERGE, and All of Us.

DevTech is looking for a senior staistician for an upcoming USAID data and information project. Applications for the position are currently being accepted. The purpose of the Analytics, Data, Visualization and Information Services (ADVISE) project is to improve the usage of USAID data and information so that the agency's development outcomes continue to be supported by evidence.

The successful candidate for the position of senior statistician will have the following attributes:

  • Familiarity with regulations, policies, norms, and values surrounding access, privacy, retention, repurposing, and manipulation of digital information. 

New York University is accepting applications for Ph.D. and postdoctoral research positions in the Chunara Lab, a research group focused on developing methods to use unstructured data, like that collected by mobile phones or social media, to better understand population-level health. The lab is headed by Dr. Rumi Chunara, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at NYU.

*Our group's work has impact on critical societal issues that also demand development of novel statistical and computational methodologies," Chunara said. *Our focus is on personally-generated data (e.g. mobile-collected, social media), which offer new opportunities in public health."

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Memphis is seeking candidates for multiple Assistant Professor positions beginning in Fall 2018. Exceptionally qualified candidates in all areas of computer science are invited while candidates with core expertise in systems, architecture, data science, security & privacy, and software engineering and an interest in emerging and interdisciplinary applications such as smart health, smart cities, smart transportation, smart energy, and CS education are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates are expected to develop externally sponsored research programs, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and provide academic advising to students at all levels.

The Computer Science Department at the  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is hiring several faculty positions. 

There are several tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in the department that will begin in July 2018; a Teaching Assistant Professorship that will also open in July 2018, and a Professor of Practice in software engineering for mobile/web applications that will being in Fall 2018.

Founded by Turing Award winner Fred Brooks, the department has an outstanding research tradition as one of the oldest computer science departments in the country.

Northwestern University's Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) has three openings. The center works to develop scientific methods to study Behavioral Intervention Technologies from development to implementation. 

The openings are for a postdoctoral fellow in digital mental health, assistant research professor in digital mental health, and assistant associate professor in eHealth/mHealth. 

Postdoc in Human-Centered Computing and Online Social Media Analysis applied to Infectious Diseases at UC San Diego

The Human-Centered and Ubiquitous Computing Lab ( and the AntiViral Research Center ( at UC San Diego are looking for a Postdoctoral Scholar interested in joining our ongoing transdisciplinary projects investigating the use of online social media to better understand risk behavior, as well as design and develop solutions to reduce potential outbreaks of infectious diseases, especially focused on HIV and Zika Virus.

The open position is for two years starting in the Fall of 2017, with an option for a third year, and is funded through a T32 NIH Training grant. Only US Citizen or permanent resident can apply.

The Computer Science Department at UCLA has openings for two postdoctoral fellows.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest and competency in some combination of the following areas: mobile health interventions, big data analytics, embedded systems, machine learning. The project includes an interdisciplinary group of experts and innovators from many UCLA Schools including Engineering and Medicine. Our collaborations create a rich and vibrant community conducting several wireless/mobile health interventions and clinical trials with the potential to impact many lives and revolutionize healthcare.

The Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) has several openings within its All of Us Research Program. All of Us  is a National Institutes of Health program that aims to engage one million U.S. participants from diverse social, racial/ethnic, and economic backgrounds in an effort to gain better insights into the biological, environmental, and behavioral factors that influence human health. 

The STSI has openings for an Associate Director, Clinical Researcher, Behavioral Scientist, Research Programmer II, and Project Coordinator. The STSI is located in La Jolla, CA. 

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Virginia Commonwealth University has an opening for an assistant professor in its department of Health Behavior and Policy. The department is part of the School of Medicine and closely affiliated with Massey Cancer Center.

Applicants for the 12-month tenure-track position are expected to have a doctoral degree in public health or closely related fields, such as psychology. Applicants should show evidence of research productivity and the potential to obtain external funding.

Research areas of particular interest include (but are not limited to) pediatric cancer prevention and control, obesity/tobacco epidemiology and policy analysis, and behavioral or lifestyle interventions targeted to children and families. Individuals with expertise in mobile/digital health, just-in-time adaptive interventions, or geospatial analysis as applied to cancer prevention and control topics are encouraged to apply.

Northwestern is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Passive Sensing Data Analytics and Behavioral Medicine.  The HABits Lab and Behavioral Medicine Division in Northwestern's Department of Preventive Medicine seeks one or two postdoctoral fellows with a strong interest and competency in some combination of the following areas related to wearable sensors:

  • ECG/PPG/IMU data analytics
  • signal processing
  • feature generation
  • machine learning
  • embedded systems
  • mobile health interventions including wearable sensors

The University of California, San Diego has an opening for an associate or full professor in mHealth and related technologies. The position is tenure-track. Applications should be submitted by March 12, 2017 for full consideration by the selection committee.

According to a job listing, candidates must have either an MD, with an MPH preferred, a PhD, or other applicable doctoral degree, and expertise in a technology-relevant field such as psychology, computer science, engineering, or cognitive science. Candidates must have current funding and a proven track record in obtaining NIH (or comparable) funding and high productivity of impactful publication in the fields of mobile health, digital behavior change interventions, social networks and health and other areas at the interface of health and technology. Proven leadership ability is also required as successful candidates will be expected to lead campus wide multidisciplinary efforts in technology and health.

North Carolina A & T State University is looking for a post-doctoral research associate in Human Factors/Cyber-Human Analytics. The position will work with graduate students and undergraduate students to conduct research in the Human Factors Analytics Laboratory and the Cyber-Human Analytics Research for the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) Laboratory. The research focuses on smart and connected health, with an emphasis on caregivers of persons with dementia. The position requires strong capabilities in synthesis and creativity to support innovation, and awareness of inclusive research practices with equitable social impacts. The postdoctoral researcher will work with multidisciplinary teams of faculty and students consisting of engineers, psychologists, medical clinicians, and artists.