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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (TT) - Total Worker Health®- Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH), School of Public Health in Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (TT) - Total Worker Health®- Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH), School of Public Health



UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210000FM

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 Professor/Associate Professor/Professor level. The UTHealth School of Public Health is expanding its environmental health multidisciplinary research program to address environmental determinants of health. This single position may be located at any of our six School of Public Health campus locations. The faculty will report to the Department Chair ofEpidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences and Campus Dean (if located at a regional campus).

Position Key Accountabilities:

Primary responsibilities include maintaining an independently funded research program in fields related to Total Worker Health®. The successful candidate will be expected to serve in the Total Worker Health program of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-supported Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and provide graduate-level courses in the environmental and occupational health curriculum. The faculty will also mentor and advise both master’s and doctoral students. Ideal candidates will have a broad understanding of public health, particularly of epidemiology, environmental and occupational sciences, and/or related research methodologies, including assessment techniques, study design, data management, and analytic approaches. This includes risk factor identification and experimental designs.


  • An earned doctoral degree in occupational or environmental health sciences related disciplines in research design and quantitative methods. An MD or DO degree with experience in occupational medicine will be considered as well.

  • Graduate-level teaching and research with emphasis and experience in Total Worker Health programs and policies that integrate work related safety and promotion of illness and injury prevention efforts to encourage worker well-being.

  • A track record of research publications commensurate with academic rank and demonstrating potential for securing external funding.

  • Experience with conducting field-based research in occupational settings.

  • Experienced applicants with proven research record.

Please attach a letter describing your qualifications and interests, curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references to the online application. Address correspondence to Search Committee Staff Coordinator, Holly Cieslikowski (holly.cieslikowski@uth.tmc.edu). Address any questions to R. Sue Day, PhD, Search Committee Chair (rena.s.day@uth.tmc.edu). Please add Environmental and Occupational Faculty Search to the message subject line.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

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