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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (TT) Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials_Open Department - School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (TT) Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials_Open Department - School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210001GK

The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston (UTHealth) invites applications to fill 2 tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor level on the Houston Campus located in the Texas Medical Center. Two positions are available and affiliated with the Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials, a large and well established research center within the Department of Biostatistics at the School of Public Health.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Integration into the research, teaching, and service roles within one of the four departments (Biostatistics and Data Science/Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Science/Health Promotions and Behavioral Sciences/Management, Policy, and Community Health) is expected, in addition to the involvement of design, management, execution, analysis, and dissemination of clinical trials affiliated with the Coordinating Center. The successful candidates will provide guidance and mentorship to graduate and post-doctoral students. The candidates will also participate in classroom instruction and should be prepared to teach graduate level classes. Teaching commitment will be agreed upon with Department Chairs and the Curriculum Coordinator in the Department.


  • Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, statistics, or related field and/or an MD with experience in leading clinical trials

  • experience as an independent researcher with funded research studies

  • experience with presentations at national and international conferences

  • record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications

  • strong communication skills (oral and written)


  • background in public health studies

  • excellent track record of mentorship and working with graduate students

  • expertise in grant writing

  • broad background in trial design (e.g. adaptive randomization, seamless trials, group sequential monitoring, Bayesian adaptive design)

  • experience with multicenter clinical trials

  • experience with innovative trial designs and inclusion of complex data in clinical trials (e.g., EHR data, wearable devices, mobile health)

  • use of auxiliary information or historical controls for trial planning

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, José-Miguel Yamal with any questions or concerns at email: Jose-Miguel.Yamal@uth.tmc.eduentitling the correspondence as CCCT Faculty 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.

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