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UT Health Assistant Professor of Instruction (NTT) - Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences (EHGES) , School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor of Instruction (NTT) - Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences (EHGES) , School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 2100015D

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health is currently accepting applications to fill 3 full-time, 12-month non-tenure track teaching faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor of Instruction. These positions are located at the UTHealth School of Public Health Houston campus.

Position Accountabilities:

Candidates will be expected to teach 5-6 courses per year with at least 4 of those in either epidemiology methods (e.g., Introduction to Epidemiology or Field Research Methods in Epidemiology) and/or environmental sciences (e.g., Public Health Ecology & the Human Environment) core courses. Candidates will also be expected to participate in curriculum planning activities. This appointment has the potential of promotion to the level of Associate Professor of Instruction.


A PhD or DrPH degree in epidemiology, environmental sciences, health education, or related disciplines is required. The candidate must have a strong interest in academic instruction as a career path, enthusiasm to work with students, and provide evidence of teaching excellence with good communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates who wish to focus their careers on the development and practicing of innovative teaching strategies and novel pedagogic technologies. A teaching statement, including details on previous teaching experience, is required for application consideration.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience



Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a teaching statement, a letter describing their qualifications and interests, unofficial transcripts of their degree, along with their curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to: https://www.uth.edu/hr/uthealth-careers. Address correspondences and any questions to Shreela Sharma, PhD,Shreela.V.Sharma@uth.tmc.eduand Kristina Mena, PhD,Kristina.D.Mena@uth.tmc.edu - Search Committee Co-Chairs and please be sure to add EHGES Teaching Faculty Search to the message subject line.

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.

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 includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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