Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (TT); UTHealth School of Public Health-San Antonio

Texas, USA

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (TT); UTHealth School of Public Health-San Antonio

Location: Texas

Category: Faculty

UTHealth Houston School of Public Health

Requisition #: 220002QT

UTHealth School of Public Health-San Antonio invites applicants to fill three multiple-rank tenure-track faculty positions. The faculty will report to the Dean in San Antonio and to the corresponding Department Chair. Two of the faculty positions will be in one of the School’s four departments ( based on expertise. One faculty position will be designated for the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences,with the Center for Occupational Health and Exposome Studies and collaborating in the NIOSH-supportedSouthwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities will include research, teaching, and community service. The applicant will develop and implement research related to population health, community health or clinical health initiatives, and work collaboratively with UTHealth School of Public Health colleagues. The applicant must demonstrate practical, applied expertise in analytic methods appropriate to enhancing research investigating psychosocial, behavioral, structural, or environmental factors associated with health outcomes as well as empirical research involving the design, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion interventions, including those related to occupational safety and promotion of illness and injury prevention efforts to encourage worker well-being


  • Doctorate with a focus in psychology, psychiatry, sociology, health economics, or health services research, and occupational or environmental health, including organizational science, industrial hygiene, or toxicology;

  • Evidence of collaborative research supporting advances in population or community health, mental health and well-being, health promotion, health services research, or injury and chronic prevention and control, including working populations and their communities and industrial hygiene or exposome sciences addressing occupational or environmental settings;

  • Track record of established independent research funding including NIH-funded grants (e.g., K-series or R-series);

  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate students; and

  • Excellence in written and oral communication skills.Multi-disciplinary training, with backgrounds that include computer sciences, statistics, law, engineering, occupational and environmental sciences, and other related disciplines will also be considered


  • Broad array of skills and experience related to behavioral health, geriatric health and aging, substance use disorders, and/or military health.

  • Experience with systems science for population health (e.g., machine learning, agent-based modeling, social network analysis, systems dynamics modeling, etc.),dissemination and implementation science, participatory-based research methods, quantitative methodologies and analytic approaches to population research,

  • Innovative modeling techniques or the application of innovative alternative study designs appropriate for complex clinical and/or community-based studies.

Interested applicants should complete the application atUTHealth Careers.Address correspondence to Search Committee Staff Coordinator, Ms. Elva Apodaca at Address questions to David Gimeno, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair,,and please be sure to addSan Antonio Faculty Searchto the message subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the 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)

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.