Job ID: 149698

Associate Professor (Tenure Track)

University of Texas Medical Branch

  • Nov. 16, 2020
  • Associate Professor (Tenure Track)
  • Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health (PMPH)
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
    Galveston, TX
  • Apr. 1, 2021
  • Sep. 1, 2021
  • Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Health Economics
    Health Administration & Policy
    Health Sciences - General

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) is recruiting a tenure-track advanced Assistant to Associate level Professor to join the faculty in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health (PMPH) ( The mission of our department is to apply interdisciplinary expertise toward improving health and function and reducing health inequities across communities. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty group that engage in research, clinical and community service, and the teaching of graduate students and medical and other health professions trainees.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, or comparable degree) in Health Policy and Management, Health Economics, or a related field. Consideration will be given to individuals with health-related research experience in organizational science, systems science, implementation science, and related areas of expertise. Preferred qualifications include strong quantitative skills and a record of extramural funding or evidence of ability to secure research funding.

Research is an essential pillar to the success of UTMB’s 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, women’s health, environmental health, translational sciences, infectious diseases, vaccines, and bioethics (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), Clinical Science (MS/PhD), and Medical Humanities (MA, 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 ( Review of applications will begin immediately.

  • 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 VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Contact Information

  • Tonya Groh
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health (PMPH)
    University of Texas Medical Branch
    301 University Blvd
    Galveston, TX 77555
  • 409-772-2297
  • 409-772-5272

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