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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Instruction - Biostatistics and Data Science, School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Instruction - Biostatistics and Data Science, School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210000R2

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health is currently accepting applications to fill a full-time, 12-month non-tenure-track teaching faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction in the Department of Biostatistics and Data Science in Houston.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities will include teaching 5-6 biostatistics courses per year (three semesters) with at least four of those covering introductory or intermediate biostatistics, and with minimum service expectations outside of teaching. This is a 3-year appointment with possibility of renewal and potential of promotion to the level of Associate and/or Full Professor of Instruction.


A Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, statistics or related discipline is required. The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching, enthusiasm to work with students, and provide evidence of teaching excellence and good communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence or promise of a career focusing on the development and practice of effective teaching strategies and novel pedagogic technologies.

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. Please address any questions or concerns regarding the position to Ruosha Li, PhD atRuosha.Li@uth.tmc.edu- Search Committee Chair.

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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