School of Medicine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

3066 10544
Position ID:UTRGV-School of Medicine-RAP [#10544]
Position Title: New Medical School Seeks Population Health Faculty
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Edinburg, Texas 78541, United States [map]
Subject Area: Population Health
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/11/27, listed until 2018/05/27)
Position Description:    

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, established in 2015 and located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, a semi-tropical area known for rich culture, wildlife and economical living conditions is growing. We seek faculty members for multiple openings to join and significantly contribute to teaching, research and service. Faculty in the Department of Population Health and Behavioral Sciences will teach and conduct research on determinants and outcomes of population health, promotion of disease prevention and translation of health-related innovations into practice. The UTRGV SOM provides unique access to clinical and community-based, translational research programs along the U.S./Mexico border. Substantial population health programs with sister UT institutions allow for collaborative research on chronic and infectious diseases. <p>The Department of Population Health and Behavioral Sciences is building an interdisciplinary faculty with substantial backgrounds in epidemiology, statistics and modelling, public health, health policy, health management, translational science, sociology, social policy, psychology, economics, behavioral science, geography, health promotion, medical informatics or similar disciplines will be considered. Experience in an LCME accredited medical school is preferred. The chosen individuals will assist in implementing a vertically and horizontally integrated curriculum utilizing active learning, team based learning, problem based learning, flipped classroom and similar educational techniques. Applicants with research and teaching experience in the areas of chronic disease, maternal child health, health disparities and health informatics are particularly encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates should demonstrate scholarship through strong publication records in refereed journals and awards of external funding for scientific studies, commensurate with rank. Ph.D. or similar terminal degree. One (1) year of recent medical education experience at an LCME accredited medical school strongly preferred or one (1) year of recent research and teaching experience. Academic rank will be awarded commensurate with experience and academic credentials.



UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Diversity Statement UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

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1210 W. Schunior
Edinburg, TX 78541

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