The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health invites applications to fill tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor level on the Dallas Regional Campus located in Dallas, Texas from exceptional investigators conducting research on assessing risk factors and improving outcomes for populations across the lifespan including, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.
These openings provide the opportunity to join an innovative research team, and the intellectual space to collaborate with current programs, while developing new ideas and research directions. Positions are available within the Department of Health Promotions- Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiology.
Applicants’ research may be focused in one or more of the following areas:
-Chronic disease prevention and management -Cancer prevention and control, including survivorship -Primary care research -Health care delivery and outcomes research -Implementation science -Systems science (agent-based modeling, systems dynamics models)
Position Key Accountabilities:
The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an innovative, collaborative, and extramurally funded research program. Primary responsibilities will include conducting externally funded research, teaching graduate-level courses, and developing collaborations across campuses, departments, and communities.
Specifically, we are interested in: candidates with: (1) an earned doctoral degree in epidemiology, health promotion-behavioral science, or related disciplines; (2) graduate level teaching experience in epidemiology or health promotion-behavioral science; (3) research emphasis in epidemiology or health promotion with focus on individuals, families, organizations, institutions, communities, and populations; and (5) a track record of research publications commensurate with academic rank and demonstrated potential for securing external funding. The positions will report to the dean of the Dallas campus, and the department chairs of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences.
Interested applicants should complete the web application in the links below. Please attach a letter describing qualifications and interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to the web application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Address correspondences and any questions to M. Brad Cannell, PhD, Michael.B.Cannell@uth.tmc.edu - Search Committee Chair and please be sure to add Dallas Faculty Search to the message subject line.
UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/D/F/V. This is a security-sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education code §51.215. A background check will be required for the final candidates.
Internal Number: 190002ZS, 19002ZT
About UTHealth School of Public Health-Dallas
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School.
UTHealth School of Public Health is composed of six campuses across Texas: Austin, Brownsville, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and San Antonio. Existing collaborations in Dallas have advanced research programs to improve health outcomes in vulnerable populations in cancer prevention and control, cancer survivorship, tobacco prevention and cessation, violence/injury prevention, and overall child and adolescent health.