From the International Medical Informatics Association

MIE2014 Paper/Poster Submission Deadline Extended – 07 February, 2014

The deadline for submission of Papers and Posters for MIE2014 has been extended to 07 February, 2014. See details at

The submission deadline for Workshops, Panels, Short communications, and Tutorials is 03 March, 2014

MIE2014 – the 25th European Medical Informatics Conference – will be held on 31 August to 03 September, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey – watch for more information as it becomes available . Also follow on Twitter (@MIE2014) and there is an MIE2014 group on LinkedIn ( and a Facebook page (

January 28, 2014 Posted by | EFMI, Europe, MIE | , , , , | Leave a comment

University of Toronto, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Seeks Assistant / Associate Professor in Health Informatics

The Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, invites applications in the area of Health Informatics at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2014. See

The University seeks candidates who have earned a Ph.D. degree in a related field by July 1, 2014 or soon thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching and a commitment to shaping the future of Health Informatics in Ontario and around the world. The successful applicant must have an excellent publication record, evidence of the potential for a sustained and externally funded research program, and a proven commitment to graduate student supervision and training and teaching at the graduate level. The candidate will also be able to show a commitment to realizing the impact of health informatics and e-health within the health system through innovation or knowledge transfer.

The University of Toronto offers excellent opportunities to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. The Faculty of Medicine provides a context in which to work in an interdisciplinary environment with close ties to a range of collaborative programs. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact ihpme.director[at] Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to ihpme.director[at] by the closing date, April 15, 2014. To receive full consideration please submit your application by April 15, 2014; this search however will remain open until filled.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:  For more information on The Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation please visit our website at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

January 28, 2014 Posted by | Canada, vacancy | , | Leave a comment