Assistant Professor in Public Health

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Texas, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor in Public Health

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 and the University website at

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 system: (Job ID 6711; direct link to job posting: 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. 

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