Working at the School of Public Health means embodying our tripartite mission of performing meaningful scholarship, serving public health needs, and educating, developing, and training future public health leaders. Together, we are improving human (and planetary) health and well-being, and eliminating health inequities globally through excellence in research, instruction and practice, inclusion, and compassion.
The School of Public Health is committed to diversity in its research, academic, and community engagement programs. We believe that diversity in all its forms enriches our school and allows us to better serve our community. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and promoting individuals from underrepresented groups and creating an environment where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.
Successful candidates for all posted positions will have a demonstrated commitment to working with diverse groups through research, teaching, mentoring, and service. All successful applicants will be expected to provide educational leadership, including classroom teaching and mentoring to graduate students; developing research grant applications and seeking extramural funding, and creating academic and/or community collaborations to support the school’s missions. The applicant will develop and implement research related to population health, community health or clinical health initiatives, and work collaboratively with UT School of Public Health San Antonio colleagues. Candidates for these positions will be expected to teach in a master’s in public health program and to develop and teach in doctoral programs.
Environmental and Occupational Health
Research expertise could include applied science, community-based participatory research, intervention research, or health disparities research. Disciplines may include environmental and occupational health, environmental justice, industrial/occupational hygiene and safety, water quality, climate change and health, food safety, agricultural health, risk assessment, environmental engineering, or a closely related field.
Health, Behavior and Society
Faculty in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society examine and intervene at the individual and community level to promote a healthy society for all. Department priorities emphasize health in South Texas and our majority-minority Hispanic city, San Antonio. Through a health equity lens, health disparities in cancer, behavioral health and substance use, diabetes and metabolic disorders, sexual health, and infectious diseases are emphasized. Scholarly and programmatic activity on structural determinants of health, community based participatory research, implementation science, structural interventions, evaluation, and health communication are encouraged.
Health Policy and Health Services Administration
Successful candidates will have scholarly interests spanning the full range of issues in health policy, e.g., access to and disparities in health care, economics of health care, insurance and financing, environmental health, global health, aging, children’s health, and women’s health. Expertise and/or experience in issues pertaining to Hispanic/Latino health is desirable, but not required.
Quantitative and Qualitative Health Sciences
The Department of Quantitative and Qualitative Health Sciences at UT School of Public Health, San Antonio is seeking multiple candidates with demonstrable academic skills for faculty positions within the Department. Faculty in the Department of Quantitative and Qualitative Health Sciences may have diverse research, teaching, and service interests in a variety of fields of study, including: biostatistics; epidemiologic research in infectious diseases; spatial, environmental, social, and/or genetic epidemiology; aging; infant and child health; maternal-fetal and women’s health; cardiometabolic and cardiovascular outcomes; health inequities; substance use disorders; injury prevention; rural health and disparities; pharmacoepidemiology; occupational health; mental health; behavioral interventions; and exercise and physical activity. Faculty may also have methodologic interests including anthropology, narrative inquiry, mixed methods, ethnographic studies, longitudinal data analysis, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, clinical trials, missing data, psychometrics, structural equation modeling, causal inference, and Bayesian methods.
View Dean Ramachandran's goals and vision for UT School of Public Health at his inaugural talk given October 2022.