The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health seeks to hire an Epidemiologist at the associate or full rank. UTHealth School of Public Health includes six campuses (Austin, Brownsville, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and San Antonio) strategically located across Texas. This full-time, 12-month position is in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences at the San Antonio campus.
Qualifications include: (1) a doctoral degree; (2) current teaching and research emphasis in social epidemiology; (3) a track record demonstrating the ability to partner with other institutions and community organization, as well as a publication history and external funding record commensurate with academic rank. Social epidemiologists with research expertise in any area are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates should have expertise that aligns with faculty at the San Antonio campus, the local School of Medicine and other Universities in San Antonio. Areas of research interest include, Latino and youth health, health disparities, cancer and tobacco control, and population health. Primary responsibilities will include developing collaborations across campuses, departments (e.g. with Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences) and communities, conducting externally funded research and leading graduate-level courses.
UTHealth is the most comprehensive academic health system in The University of Texas System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region. In addition to the School of Public Health, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, medicine and nursing. It also includes a psychiatric hospital, multiple institutes and centers, a growing network of clinics, and outreach programs in education and care throughout Texas.
UTHealth School of Public Health (www.sph.uth.tmc.edu) is a dynamic, top-tier school that is transforming public health locally, nationally, and internationally. The School has 165 faculty members and 1,300 students and is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and the university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
The School of Public Health San Antonio campus has a long history of working with The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, The University of Texas at San Antonio, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District and Brooke Army Medical Center, which is one of the Army’s largest medical care facilities. Collaborations with these institutions include research, workforce development, education and addressing health disparities in San Antonio communities.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Competitive salary and startup funds are available. Academic rank, salary, and tenure will be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. Interested individuals should complete the Web application by clicking here.
Applicants should attach a letter describing their qualifications and research interests, a curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references to the Web application. Questions should be directed to: Laura Mitchell, Ph.D., Faculty Search Committee Chair, Laura.E.Mitchell@uth.tmc.edu.
UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. EOE/ M/F/Disabled/Vet.