University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth — Assistant / Associate Professor in Health Behavior Research

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The Department of Health Behavior & Health Systems in the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Behavior Research.

HBHS is one of two departments in the UNTHSC School of Public Health. The goal of the HBHS department is to help communities and health systems improve policy, management, and public health practice. Graduates of our MPH, MHA, MS and PhD programs assume positions in state and regional health departments, government entities, non-profit organizations, human services, research, and academic settings.

Our faculty are widely recognized for their innovative teaching and impactful research. Their work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, National Science Foundation, and many other national, state and local agencies. Faculty are widely published in the areas of patient safety, disease control, health disparities and underserved populations, women’s and children’s health, participatory research, substance abuse prevention, and online/m-health interventions. HBHS faculty have received national and international awards for their work bridging teaching, research and practice.

The department recognizes the benefits derived from a diverse community of scholars. As such, we particularly welcome candidates from groups that are historically underrepresented in our field and/or have demonstrated leadership toward building an equitable and inclusive scholarly environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in public health a social and behavioral science, or a related field.
Preference will be given to those who can strengthen existing areas of teaching and research excellence in the University, which include health disparities, maternal and child health, community engaged research, addictive behaviors, and health behavior research methods.

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