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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (TT) - Violence and Mental Health, UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (TT) - Violence and Mental Health, UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas


UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 2000011S

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health invites applications to fill tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor level at the San Antonio Regional Campus.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Developing and implementing research related to population health, community health and/or clinical health initiatives and work collaboratively with UTHealth School of Public Health colleagues.

  • Demonstrating practical / applied expertise in analytic methods appropriate to enhancing research investigating psychosocial, behavioral, structural, and/or environmental factors associated with health outcomes as well as empirical research involving the design, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion interventions.


(1) a doctorate with a focus in social/behavioral science or related disciplines (including psychology, psychiatry, sociology, political science, anthropology, social work, health services, organizational science, etc.); (2) evidence of collaborative research supporting advances in population health, community health, mental health, health promotion, disease prevention, cancer and chronic disease prevention and control, and/or health services research; 3) track record of established independent research funding including NIH-funded grants (e.g., K-series and/or R-series); (4) commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate students; and (5) excellence in written and oral communication skills. Multi-disciplinary training, with backgrounds that include computer sciences, statistics, law, engineering, and other equivalent disciplines/fields will also be considered.

We encourage applicants with a broad array of skills and experience related to Social/Behavioral Science, Health Promotion, Health Management and Policy, and Community Health to apply. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in violence, mental illness and substance use disorders, and/or military health. We also encourage experience with systems science for population health (e.g., machine learning, agent-based modeling, social network analysis, systems dynamics modeling, etc.), dissemination & implementation research, participatory-based research methods, quantitative methodologies and analytic approaches to population research, innovative modelling techniques or the application of innovative alternative study designs appropriate for complex clinical and/or community-based studies.

Interested applicants should complete the web application and include a letter describing their qualifications and interests, unofficial transcripts of their degree, along with their curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references at:https://uth.referrals.selectminds.com/faculty. Address correspondence to search committee Staff Coordinator Elva Apodaca (Elva.E.Apodaca@uth.tmc.edu). Address any questions to David Gimeno, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, atdavid.gimeno@uth.tmc.eduand please be sure to add San Antonio Faculty Search to 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 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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