UT Health Assistant Professor, Epidemiology - Human Genetics Center, School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology - Human Genetics Center, School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 180001SY

The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health invites applications to fill tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level on the Houston Campus located in the Texas Medical Center. Two positions are available and affiliated with the Human Genetics Center, a well established research center within the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences at UTHealth School of Public Health.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities include developing a balanced portfolio of research, teaching and service. Selected candidates will be expected to serve as principal investigators on externally-funded projects and as co-investigators with multidisciplinary research teams. Teaching requirements include course leadership and advising of master’s and doctoral level graduate students. Professional service encompasses activities at the local, national and international levels.

Qualifications include:

(1) an earned doctoral degree in epidemiology, medicine, genetics, biomedical science, biostatistics, bioinformatics or related fields; (2) a track record and/or strong promise of obtaining peer-reviewed external funding and publications in human genetics research; (3) commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate students; (4) excellent written and oral communication skills; and (5) a strong work ethic and enthusiasm for collaborative science.

Interested applicants should complete the web application. Please attach a letter describing qualifications and interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to the web application. Address any questions to: Stephen Daiger, Ph.D., Chair, Human Genetics (EHGES) Faculty Search Committee at Stephen.P.Daiger@uth.tmc.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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.

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