University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health Simulation Modeling
Management, Policy and Community Health Department Tenure Track Associate or Full Professor
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health seeks faculty to lead in simulation modeling the impact of public health policies, such as related to Medicaid eligibility and service coverage. Simulation methods include agent-based modeling, microsimulation, system dynamics modeling, discrete event analysis, Markov modeling, and other dynamic econometric and engineering methods.
The UTHealth School of Public Health has 165 faculty and 1300 students at campuses in Austin, Brownsville, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and San Antonio. This full-time tenured or tenure track position is in the Department of Management, Policy and Community Health (MPACH) at the Houston campus. Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and boasts a strong economy with a relatively low cost of living (www.houstontx.gov
The Houston Campus is located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world - with eight million patient visits and more than 180,000 surgeries annually. Texas Medical Center members include MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas Children's Hospital, Memorial Hermann Health System, and Houston Methodist Hospital. Primary responsibilities will be: (1) establish an externally funded research program focused on health priorities of Texas populations; (2) mentoring emerging scholars in simulation modeling techniques; (3) teaching in MPH and/or doctoral programs; and (4) serving in institutional and external capacities.
Qualifications include: (1) a Ph.D. or DrPH; (2) a sustained independent research program, including NIH-, HRSA, or PCORI- funding; and (3) a history of collegiality and collaboration with a diverse range of partners, including community-based.
Review of applications will begin immediately, for an anticipated start date in 2022. Rank, salary, and tenure will be based on experience and qualifications. Interested individuals should apply at: https://www.uth.edu/careers/index.htm
. Applicants should attach a letter describing their qualifications and a curriculum vitae with contact information for three professional references. Further inquiries may be directed to Professor Rebecca Wells, Search Committee Chair, at Rebecca.S.Wells@uth.tmc.edu
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