The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health is expanding its environmental health multidisciplinary research program to address environmental determinants of health. We invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Competitive salary and start-up resources are available. This single position will be located at the School of Public Health Austin campus location. The faculty will report to the Department Chair of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences and Campus Dean.
This position offers the opportunity to join innovative research teams within a recently reorganized center for occupational health and exposome studies and an established center for child health focusing on physical activity nutrition, and obesity.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Responsibilities include maintaining an independently funded research program in environmental health sciences. The successful candidate will be provided an opportunity to join the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living as well as an innovative research team within a recently reorganized center for occupational health and exposome studies, and contribute in graduate-level courses in the environmental and occupational health curriculum. The faculty will also mentor and advise both master’s and doctoral students.
An earned doctoral degree in city & regional planning, or environmental health sciences-related disciplines in research design and quantitative methods.
Graduate-level teaching and research with emphasis and experience in the effects of heat mitigation on health, specifically physical activity and/or nutrition.
A track record of research publications commensurate with academic rank and demonstrating potential for securing external funding.
Experience with conducting field-based research.
Expertise in geographic information system (GIS) analysis, accelerometry, and GPS measurement.
Ideal candidates will have a broad understanding of public health with a background in study design, data management, and analytic approaches. This includes risk factor identification and experimental designs.
Internal Number: 2100014V
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Welcome to UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio. Established in 1979, we offer graduate level training in public health to San Antonio. Our faculty pursue research in child and adolescent health, chronic disease prevention, and public health policy.
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