UT Southwestern Medical Center, one of the largest academic medical centers in the U.S., is seeking candidates for faculty members across all ranks in epidemiology, health policy, quantitative and data science, health systems science, health behavior, and dissemination and implementation science for our emerging School of Public Health. These positions will support research and teaching for the MPH and PhD programs.
The UTSW School of Public Health will provide unique academic and research opportunities within a culturally rich environment that has Dallas ranked No. 4 in diversity among U.S. cities. The 7.5 million people in the Dallas‐Fort Worth metroplex reside in 13 counties across 9,000 square miles. The majority‐minority population is 41 percent Hispanic and 25 percent African American. Close to 20 percent of our region’s population are foreign born, speak Spanish only, and lack health insurance.
UT Southwestern is establishing a 21st‐century School of Public Health cemented in its core research strengths and reinforced through integral collaboration with area institutions and health systems. UTSW has more than 2,800 full‐time faculty who garner more than $524 million in annual grant funding for research. UTSW’s outstanding Department of Population and Data Sciences, with more than $8 million in research funding annually and emerging leadership in population health, will serve as the foundation for building the new school.
The UTSW Medical District spans 230 acres in Dallas. Through its own and affiliated health systems – Parkland Health & Hospital System, Children’s Health, Texas Health Resources, and the VA North Texas Health Care System – UTSW physicians are central to the care of millions of residents in North Texas.
Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in Public Health or related field with excellent oral and written communication skills and advanced expertise in research design and methodology. Candidates with a record of teaching, community collaboration, and extramural grant support are highly preferred. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Qualified candidates should apply online and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion. More information about statements on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for academic applications can be found at:
About UT Southwestern Medical Center
UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty has received six Nobel Prizes, and includes 25 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 17 members of the National Academy of Medicine, and 13 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators. The full-time faculty of more than 2,800 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide care in about 80 specialties to more than 117,000 hospitalized patients, more than 360,000 emergency room cases, and oversee nearly 3 million outpatient visits a year. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/