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UT Health Faculty Associate Research Specialist, Center for Health Care Data - Management, Policy and Community Health, School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Faculty Associate Research Specialist, Center for Health Care Data - Management, Policy and Community Health, School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Instructor/Lecturer/Faculty Associate

UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210001X3

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health invites applications to fill a Faculty Associate Research Specialist position in the Center for Health Care Data (CHCD). This Center is the largest research accessible, healthcare data repository in Texas. As part of the CHCD team, the Faculty Associate Research Specialist will work with researchers, programmers, biostatisticians and analysts to support targeted research to answer clinical and policy related questions that seek to improve population health.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The primary job responsibilities will be:

1) Providing statistical expertise on clinical research and population health studies;

2) Overseeing data management and data analysis on multiple studies;

3) Co-authoring publications; and

4) Providing statistical analysis and support for new grant applications.

In addition, Faculty Associate Research Specialist may serve as a guest lecturer in UTSPH classes, and provide consultation to MPH and doctoral students using health data for thesis or dissertation studies.


The successful candidate will have outstanding oral and written communication skills, along with quantitative research skills. Qualitative research experience is also valued. A doctoral degree in public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, or another relevant discipline is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit 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 contact search committee chair, Cecilia Cazaban, PhD with any questions or concerns at email: Cecilia.M.GandugliaCazaban@uth.tmc.eduentitling the correspondence as CHCD Faculty Associate Research Specialist Search.

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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