University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Peter O'Donnell Jr. School of Public Health

Position ID:University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Peter O'Donnell Jr. School of Public Health-230000HK [#26707]
Position Title: Health Economics and Policy Faculty
Position Type:Open Rank
Position Location:Dallas, Texas 75230, United States
Subject Area: All / All
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/11/22, listed until 2024/05/22)
Position Description:    

The Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas invites applications for faculty members across all ranks who have a commitment to outstanding graduate education in health economics and policy. We welcome innovative scholars to conduct research and collaborate on projects in medicine, public health, health policy, and health services research. This tenure-track position will serve as a core faculty member for the concentration in health economics and policy for the PhD and MPH programs.

Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in economics, policy, health services research, or related field. Expertise in health economics, economic valuation and implementation science, or health policy is highly desired. Candidates with a record of extramural grant support, excellence in teaching, community collaboration, and public sector experience are highly preferred, especially in health care or academic medical center environments. Appointment rank and track will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule.

The Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health (OSPH) will provide unique academic and research opportunities within a culturally rich environment that has Dallas ranked No. 4 in diversity among U.S. cities. The 7.8 million people in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex reside in 13 counties across 9,000 square miles. The majority-minority population is 41 percent Hispanic and 25 percent African American. Close to 20 percent of our region’s population are foreign born, speak Spanish only, and lack health insurance. OSPH also connects the foundational research strengths and experience of UT Southwestern’s Medical School, School of Health Professions, and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Funded by a $100 million gift from the O’Donnell Foundation, UT Southwestern is the recipient of the largest gift to a School of Public Health at a public university in the United States.

UT Southwestern is establishing a 21st-century School of Public Health cemented in its core research strengths and reinforced through integral collaboration with area institutions and health systems. UTSW has more than 2,800 full-time faculty who garner more than $524 million in annual grant funding for research.

The UTSW Medical District spans 230 acres in Dallas. Through its own and affiliated health systems – Parkland Health & Hospital System, Children’s Health, Texas Health Resources, the VA North Texas Health Care System, and Texas Scottish Rite for Children – UTSW physicians are central to the care of millions of residents in North Texas.

Qualified candidates should apply online at and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae

About UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty has received six Nobel Prizes, and includes 25 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 17 members of the National Academy of Medicine, and 13 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators. The full-time faculty of more than 2,800 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide care in about 80 specialties to more than 117,000 hospitalized patients, more than 360,000 emergency room cases, and oversee nearly 3 million outpatient visits a year.

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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit:

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