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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (TT), Epidemiology - School of Public Health in Dallas in Dallas, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (TT), Epidemiology - School of Public Health in Dallas

Dallas, Texas


UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210000MJ

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level located at the Dallas Regional Campus. The position is available within the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences.

We are seeking applicants who are conducting research on assessing risk factors and improving outcomes for populations across lifespans including, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and older adult populations.

Applicants’ research may be focused in one or more of the following areas:

  • Injury and violence prevention

  • Cancer prevention and control, including survivorship

  • Primary care research

  • Health care delivery and outcomes research

  • Implementation science

  • Systems science (agent-based modeling, systems dynamics models)

The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an innovative, collaborative, and extramurally funded research program. Primary responsibilities will include conducting externally funded research, teaching graduate-level courses, and developing collaborations across campuses, departments, and communities.​​​​


(1) an earned doctoral degree in epidemiology, health promotion-behavioral science, or related disciplines; (2) graduate level teaching experience in epidemiology or health promotion-behavioral science; (3) research emphasis in epidemiology or health promotion with focus on individuals, families, organizations, institutions, communities, and populations; and (5) a track record of research publications commensurate with academic rank and demonstrated potential for securing external funding. The positions will report to the dean of the Dallas campus, and the department chair of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences.

Interested applicants should attach a letter describing qualifications and interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Address correspondences and any questions to the search committee co-chair(s): Brad Cannell, PhD atMichael.B.Cannell@uth.tmc.eduor Katelyn Jetelina, PhD atKatelyn.K.Jetelina@uth.tmc.edu. Please be sure to add Dallas Faculty Search to the message subject line.

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