Clinical Assistant Professor



Job description

Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin is seeking outstanding applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position in the Public Health Degree Program in the College of Natural Sciences.


Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or DrPH) in public health or a related field. Past experience in providing public health or related services is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to teach successfully, will have proven scholarship and achievement, and the ability to work with a dynamic and creative team.

Courses to be taught include: Introduction to Public Health (two sections) and Environmental Health. Thus, the ideal candidate will have broad experience in public health and specialized knowledge/experience in the area of environmental health, including aspects of air and water pollution as they affect population health. She/he must have the ability to teach undergraduate students interested in public health and public health majors. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist undergraduate students with the completion of research projects and honors theses. Prior experience mentoring students is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in curriculum development and the use of innovative instructional methods. Successful grant writing experience is desirable.

How to apply

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Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference that address the candidate’s ability or potential ability to support undergraduate public health education.

Applicants must satisfactorily complete pre-employment screening requirements, including verification of academic credentials and background check.

We particularly seek candidates who will significantly contribute to the diversity and equity of our program, and who have experience working diverse and underserved populations, and have demonstrated a commitment to improving the diversity of academic communities. The College views inclusiveness and excellence as interconnected in the work of its faculty.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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