Employment

Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Behavior & Health Education

The Health Behavior and Health Education program in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin invites applicants for a full time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level or a tenured position at the associate professor level beginning September 1, 2017.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in health education, public health, or a related behavioral or social science field. Postdoctoral experience is desirable and preference will be given to applicants with existing external funding or demonstrated potential for obtaining external funding. Expectations include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will have an established area of research relevant to health behavior and health promotion that complements existing foci in the department.

Faculty members in the Health Behavior and Health Education program have diverse research interests, including child and adolescent health, physical activity, obesity prevention, substance use prevention, risk and resilience, diabetes management, women’s health, and successful aging, and funding sources include the National Institutes of Health and the Texas Department of State Health Services. Research content area is open for this position. We are open to candidates with interests and expertise in a variety of areas including population health, health disparities, behavioral approaches to health, and dissemination and implementation research. The opening of the new Dell Medical School at UT Austin offers the exciting opportunity for the selected candidate to contribute to the emerging relationship between the Department and the Dell Medical School. Austin provides many opportunities for collaboration with other researchers at UT Austin, as well as researchers at the Austin Regional Campus of the University of Texas School of Public Health.

The University of Texas Department of Kinesiology and Health Education is ranked second in the country. Additional information about the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education can be found here.

Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2016.

Qualifications

A doctoral degree in health education, public health, or a related behavioral or social science field is required.

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