The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health invites applications to fill faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor level on the Dallas Regional Campus located in Dallas. Multiple positions are available and affiliated with the Center for Pediatric Population Health Research.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Responsibilities will include research, teaching, and community service. The applicant(s) will develop and implement research related to community and clinical health initiatives in pediatric populations, including disease prevention, acute care, chronic illness management, and health risk behaviors during adolescence and the transition to adulthood. The applicant will contribute protocols and outcome metrics to community health and clinical sites and work collaboratively with UTHealth SPH colleagues to submit research proposals for external funding. The successful candidate will provide guidance and mentorship to graduate and post-doctoral students. In addition, the candidate will participate in classroom instruction as agreed upon with the Department Chairs.
The applicant(s) must demonstrate potential as an independent researcher with successful experience developing and implementing research studies, conducting analyses, presenting research findings, and writing manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication. The applicant must also demonstrate practical/applied expertise in pediatric psychology/public health, and the design, implementation, and evaluation of studies related to disease prevention or chronic illness management in pediatric populations. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. or Dr.PH. in public health, epidemiology, economics, sociology, anthropology or a related field; or an M.D. with an accompanying public health graduate degree and 5+ years of research experience in public health or health psychology.
Internal Number: 2000001Z
About UT Health Science Center at Houston
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.