The Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health (CIRWH) at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant Professor to join the faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (https://www.utmb.edu/cirwh/cirwh-faculty-openings).
The mission of CIRWH is to promote, stimulate, and support interdisciplinary research related to the health of women across the life span. The department has strong research programs in cancer prevention, reproductive health, contraception, adolescent health, preventative medicine, and vaccine research, among others.
The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty group that engages in clinical research and community service as well as the teaching of medical and graduate students.
Applicants with a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, or comparable degree) in epidemiology, statistics, public health, demography, sociology, or related fields are invited to apply.
The successful applicant will spend up to 75% of their time conducting and publishing research and applying for external funding.
Preferred qualifications include strong quantitative skills and a record of extramural funding. 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. Review of applications will begin immediately.
UTMB was established in 1891 as the first academic health center in Texas and is a component of the University of Texas System. Today UTMB includes four schools (medicine, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences), a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care, and numerous research facilities.
The city of Galveston is a popular tourist and cruise ship destination that includes beaches, museums, historical architecture, a vibrant arts community, and excellent restaurants, all located only 45 minutes away from Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city.
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