National Institute on Aging

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth — Assistant / Associate Professor or Professor, Epidemiology

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology is one of two departments in the UNTHSC School of Public Health. The Department strives to become a model for educational excellence, innovative and collaborative research, and high-impact public health practice that positively affects health issues regionally, nationally, and globally. Our goal is to provide a collegial interdisciplinary learning environment that produces strong researchers and public health practitioners who use biostatistics, epidemiology, and environmental health theories, principles, and methods to significantly improve health at the population level. The faculty in the Department have diverse expertise in areas such as maternal and child health; healthy aging; cancer; quasi-experimental trial methodology; substance use surveillance; and vaccination programming, as well as in the development of novel statistical methods applied to clinical trials, neuroimaging, survey sampling, and genetics. The faculty efforts have led to numerous high-impact publications and external funding from the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and State of Texas agencies.

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas in Fort Worth is seeking an outstanding faculty colleague at Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank in the field of Epidemiology. This is an open rank position and can be tenure-track or non-tenure track depending on funding history and qualifications. The successful applicant seeking tenure or tenure accruing will be expected to maintain a strong collaborative, innovative, extramurally funded program of research.

The successful applicant for non-tenure track will have excellent teaching qualifications and maintain high teaching and service responsibilities for the Department and School. All areas within Epidemiology are welcome to apply. Research priority areas include, but are not limited to, Aging, Chronic Diseases, Infectious Diseases, and Epigenetics.

Duties include teaching and mentoring of students, research responsibilities, and service to the SPH aligned with rank and tenure status. This is a full-time, 12-month position.


  • 12-15 paid holidays per year including a paid winter break
  • Accumulated paid time off increases with longevity and sick time
  • Longevity pay based on overall state service
  • Teacher’s Retirement System of Texas
  • State of Texas Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in public health with a focus in epidemiology, or a closely related field Experience teaching graduate level courses in epidemiology
  • Experience with inter-professional/interdisciplinary education or practice

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral or terminal degree in public health (PhD, DrPH) with emphasis in epidemiology, or closely related field
  • A strong record of effectively teaching graduate courses in epidemiology
  • A strong record of research funding if desire tenure accruing position

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