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Assistant/Associate Professor - Public Health- (F00182P)
University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas
Date Posted 09/21/2020
Faculty-Health-Public And Environmental Health
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Number F00182P
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Public Health- (F00182P)
Department Kinesiology
Location Arlington
Job Family Faculty
Position Status Full-time
Rank Tenure-track
Work Hours Standard
Open to External and Internal
FLSA Exempt
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Summary

The University of Texas at Arlington, College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) is seeking applications from individuals who shares the University’s core values of high standards of excellence in innovative and collaborative research, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment that promotes participation of underrepresented groups in research.

CONHI is particularly interested in recruiting innovative scientists who can make a significant contribution to the college’s overarching theme of programming and research in health and disease across the lifespan, with a focus on advancing health and the human condition. Ideal candidates will have a broad understanding and interest in multidisciplinary studies of how social determinants of health affect the health of populations. Relevant research backgrounds may include urban health, evaluation, health disparities, social determinants of health, and social and economic development among others. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their teaching, research and service.

CONHI is comprised of three different departments; 1) The Department of Kinesiology (which includes the Public Health Program), 2) Undergraduate Nursing, and 3) Graduate Nursing. There are multiple tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Population & PUBLIC HEALTH. These positions include:

1) A minimum of one faculty position to be housed in the Department of Kinesiology.
2) A minimum of one faculty position to be housed in Department of Undergraduate Nursing or the Department of Graduate Nursing.

A wide range of agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Science Foundation, and the American Heart Association, funds faculty in CONHI. The University of Texas at Arlington and the College offers faculty members access to state-of the art research facilities. In addition, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is a hotbed for biomedical and health-related research; and CONHI has existing collaborations with regional, national and internationally recognized institutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position will involve approximately 40% time devoted to teaching, 40% time devoted to research and scholarly activities, and 20% time devoted to service. In addition, the candidate will be expected to contribute the continued growth of the public health program and serve as a faculty mentor for undergraduate and graduate students.

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications for position in the Department of Kinesiology:
1. PhD in Public Health or related field
2. Demonstrated commitment to population & public health research, education and service.

Required qualifications for position in Undergraduate or Graduate Nursing:
1. PhD in Nursing or related field
2. Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Texas
3. Demonstrated commitment to nursing research, education and service.

Candidates in their early career must demonstrate strong potential to develop a research program supported by external funding, while more established candidates must demonstrate active, externally funded research agendas.

Preferred Qualifications

A history of research publications, research funding and postdoctoral fellowship training

Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Number of Vacancies 2
Desired Start Date 09/01/2021
Open Date
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply go to https://uta.peopleadmin.com/ and provide the following:
- Research interests including your current accomplishments as well as your short and long term research goals.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Contact information for 3 professional references

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Mayra Martinez: 817-272-3288 or Mayra.Martinez@uta.edu. Questions regarding the position should be directed to the search committee chair Dr. Matthew Brothers at matthew.brothers@uta.edu.

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