UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (TT), High Impact Public Health Epidemiological Research - School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (TT), High Impact Public Health Epidemiological Research - School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Faculty

UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 180001XP

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health at Houston invites applications to fill tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor level on the Houston Campus located in the Texas Medical Center. Two positions are available within the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, epidemiologic studies of aging, chronic disease and its risk factors, drug abuse, linkages to big data, the microbiome, pharmacoepidemiology, and women’s health.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities will 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. Applicants must also be able to fulfill the distinctive institutional requirements of a School that trains students, generates ideas and provides community service to address local, national, and international public health challenges.

Qualifications include:

(1) an earned doctoral degree in epidemiology, medicine, biostatistics, bioinformatics or related fields; (2) a track record of obtaining peer-reviewed external funding and publications, commensurate with rank; (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 the following: 1) a letter of interest describing qualifications and interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

Address any questions to Dr. George Delclos, Search Committee Chair - Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences atGeorge.Delclos@uth.tmc.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until these 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.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

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