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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (TT), Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences - School of Public Health in Dallas in Dallas, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (TT), Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences - School of Public Health in Dallas

Dallas, Texas


UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210000MF

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 available position is within the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences.

We are seeking exceptional investigators conducting research on assessing risk factors and testing multi-level interventions to improve outcomes for populations across the lifespan including early childhood, 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 that positively impacts the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metroplex. 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 health promotion and behavioral sciences, epidemiology, or related disciplines (e.g., psychology, sociology, anthropology); (2) graduate level teaching experience in health promotion-behavioral science or epidemiology; (3) research emphasis in health promotion or epidemiology 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.

Interested applicants should attach three documents: (1) a letter describing qualifications and interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three professional references. 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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