Assistant/Associate Professor (NTI), Biostatistics and Data Science (BaDS) - School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant/Associate Professor (NTI), Biostatistics and Data Science (BaDS) - School of Public Health

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

UTHealth Houston School of Public Health

Requisition #: 230001HS

UTHealth Houston School of Public Healthis currently accepting applications to fill a full-time non-tenure-track Assistant/Associate teaching faculty position in theDepartment of Biostatistics and Data Science.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The normal load of this position is to teach 5-6 data science courses per year (three semesters) with minimum service expectations outside of teaching. The courses cover introductory data science, high-performance computing and data management for data science, regression and machine learning for data analytics and predictions, and programming in SQL, Python, and R.

Position Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

University Benefits:

Department Website:


  • Ph.D. degree in computer science, biostatistics, or related discipline.

  • Strong commitment to teaching, and enthusiasm to work with students.

  • Evidence of teaching excellence and good communication skills.


Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence or promise of a career focusing on developing and practicing effective teaching strategies and novel pedagogic technologies in Data Science. A teaching statement is required for application consideration.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are 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: address any questions or concerns regarding the position to Tru Cao, Ph.D. 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 Houston 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 Houston 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.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealth Houston has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealth Houston ​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s Houston rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.