Assistant Professor in
The newly created Department of Public Health at The University
of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public
Health. The University is situated in a vibrant and
growing community, serving a diverse, multicultural population that
is reflected in our student body. While continuing its tradition of
excellence in teaching and community service, UTSA is rapidly
moving toward classification as a doctoral/research intensive
institution. For more information, please visit our Department
website at https://hcap.utsa.edu/public-health/
and the University website at http://www.utsa.edu/.
Responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and
graduate courses in community and public health, conducting
nationally visible research in identified specialty area(s) in
collaboration with current faculty, pursuing external funding, and
performing university and community related service.
Required qualifications are 1) Doctorate in Public Health,
Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Biostatistics, Statistics,
or related field (ABD with anticipated graduation of August 2022
will be considered for Assistant Professor rank. Preference will be
given to candidates who have already finished their degrees); 2)
demonstration of ability to teach in the areas related to public
health and biostatistics; 3) demonstration of a solid research
agenda and publication capability; 4) potential for external
research funding; demonstrated commitment to inclusion and
diversity to include the ability to work with and be sensitive to
the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the
University’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving
Institution and a model for student success.
Preferred qualifications include 1) degree in Biostatistics; 2)
expertise in experimental design, clinical trials, applied
statistics, longitudinal data analysis; 3) experience with
education and research of culturally diverse and underserved
populations; 4) experience teaching courses in public health,
biostatistics or statistics; 5) record of publications and external
funding; and 6) ability to collaborate with current faculty.
All applicants must submit an application using the online
(Job ID 6711; direct link to job posting:
https://bit.ly/3ELjYY2). Applications should include: 1) a
letter of application; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a research
and teaching statement, which includes a discussion on the role
diversity and inclusion play in an academic environment; 4)
unofficial transcript of terminal degree; and 5) contact
information from three professional references. The committee may
solicit additional references or other supporting materials.
Review of applications will begin October 25, 2021 and will
continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and
commensurate with experience and background. Summer employment is
contingent on student demand and funding. The position will begin
in the Fall 2022, pending budget approval.
Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show
proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United
States by the time of hire.
UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women,
minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.