The University of
Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) is recruiting
an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (tenure track) to join
the faculty in the Department of Preventive Medicine and
Community Health (PMCH). The mission of our department is to
promote human health and function through population health
research and education and to provide evidence-based
disease-prevention and health-promotion services. More
information can be found at
Applicants must have a doctoral
degree (PhD or DrPH) in Epidemiology or a related field.
Preferred qualifications include a public health degree (MPH
or equivalent) from an accredited school or program, a strong
publication record, research funding and/or the potential to
secure research funding, and classroom teaching experience.
Research is an essential pillar to the success
of UTMBís mission. The successful applicants will be expected
to contribute to the research activities of the department,
which include conducting and publishing research and obtaining
external funding for research or training programs.
Opportunities for research collaborations exist with more than
40 research centers and institutes located on campus, covering
a wide range of research interests including aging,
rehabilitation sciences, womenís health, environmental health,
diabetes, translational sciences, infectious diseases,
vaccines, and human infections and immunity (see
for more information). In addition, a critical mass of
researchers work with large data including administrative and
medical records as well as national and international
longitudinal cohort studies.
The department administers
graduate programs in Public Health (MPH), Population Health
Sciences (MS/PhD), Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) and Clinical
Science (MS/PhD); it also trains medical students and
residents on topics in prevention and public health. The
successful applicants will also be expected to contribute to
these educational activities including teaching and mentoring
graduate and medical students.
Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest with
description of experience, research and teaching interests,
and career goals, along with a curriculum vitae. Send
materials to the Search Committee (email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin immediately.
established in 1891 as the first academic health center in
Texas. It is a component of the University of Texas System and
a member of the Texas Medical Center. Today UTMB is a major
academic health sciences center of global influence with a
world renowned research enterprise. UTMB includes four schools
(medicine, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical
sciences), a growing network of hospitals and clinics spread
over three campuses that provide a full range of primary and
specialized medical care, and numerous research facilities.
of Galveston is a popular tourist and cruise ship destination
that includes beaches, museums, historical architecture, a
vibrant arts community and excellent restaurants, all located
only 45 minutes away from Houston, the nationís fourth largest
city. For additional information, please visit:
UTMB Health strives to
provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race,
color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic
information or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, UTMB
Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women,
minorities, protected veterans and individuals with