The Department of Population Health Sciences (PHS) under the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA) invites applications for two experienced, doctorate-level faculty biostatistician Open Rank Professors. Hiring track (Tenure or Non-Tenure) to be determined based on the experience and potential.
Newly formed in 2019, PHS department is the home to diverse data science faculty from biostatistics, bioinformatics, clinical informatic and behavioral health who collaborate across disciplinary boundaries towards the shared mission of bringing people and information together to improve health for all through innovation, data-driven discovery, and transdisciplinary education. Research interests of the faculty include translational science, clinical- and population-based investigation, the application of epidemiological and biostatistical principles to clinical problem solving, formulation of health policy, and the development of new analytic methods for clinical trial design, analysis of big data, clinical decision support systems, bioinformatics, and deep neural networks.
Research opportunities are available within medical, nursing, and dental fields as well as other health sciences. For candidates interested in cancer research, there are research opportunities with the Mays Cancer Center, one of four NCI-designated Cancer Centers in Texas and the only NCI designated center in South Texas. The Department also has strong research and educational collaborations with the San Antonio Regional Campus of The University of Texas School of Public Health.
Requirements: Candidates for this position must meet the following minimum requirements:
PhD or equivalent in Biostatistics, Statistics or related field
Expertise in longitudinal data, survival analysis, methods for large healthcare databases, statistical genomics applied to clinical outcomes, or clinical trial design
Evidence of independent and collaborative research potential and a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaboration
Proven ability to communicate and lead across quantitative and biomedical fields
Preference will be given to a candidate with experience in adaptive clinical trials, development of dynamic treatment algorithms, and learning healthcare systems.
Salary/Benefits: UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package and competitive salary, and the San Antonio area provides an outstanding quality of life, along with a favorable cost of living.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application of materials consist of an online application at http://uthscsa.edu/hr/employment.asp to include a letter describing qualifications and interests, a curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three professional references.
All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.
Additional Salary Information: UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package and competitive salary, and the San Antonio area provides an outstanding quality of life, along with a favorable cost of living.
Internal Number: 18000929
About UT Health San Antonio
UT Health San Antonio (formerly known as The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) serves San Antonio and the 50,000-square-mile area of South Texas. It trains more than 3,000 students every year in affiliated hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities around the area. The center is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates, baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) is a public academic health science center in San Antonio, Texas. It is part of the University of Texas System. Educational programs available at the UT Health San Antonio range from medicine, dentistry and nursing to graduate biomedical sciences and health professions such as clinical laboratory sciences, physical therapy and occupational therapy. The center’s School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and is recognized as one of the best in the state and nation.
UT Health San Antonio is a respected and internationally recognized biomedical research university promoting the di...scovery, development and dissemination of biomedical solutions. Research conducted at UT Health San Antonio ranges from cancer therapy, longevity and aging studies, and pregnancy and newborn conditions to community-based health promotion in women and children, integration of medicine and science, and psychiatric genetic research.
The School of Medicine’s faculty practice is UT Medicine San Antonio which includes the Mays Cancer Center, one of the elite cancer centers in the country to be designated as a National Cancer Institute Cancer Center.
On November 1, 2016, UT Health San Antonio entered an affiliation agreement with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to create a comprehensive and clinically integrated cancer care program in San Antonio. Through this affiliation, the Mays Cancer Center of UT Health San Antonio will collaborate as part of MD Anderson’s international network of hospitals and health care systems dedicated to ending cancer globally. The affiliation will build on MD Anderson’s world-class knowledge and capabilities along with the UT Health’s expertise and renowned Institute for Drug Development to benefit patients in the 38 South Texas counties served by UT Health.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) is a public academic health science center in San Antonio, Texas. It is part of the University of Texas System.
UT Health San Antonio is the largest health sciences university in South Texas. It is located in the South Texas Medical Center and serves San Antonio and all of the 50,000 square miles (130,000 km2) area of Central and South Texas. It extends to campuses in the Texas border communities of Laredo and the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
UT Health San Antonio has produced more than 28,000 graduates; more than 3,000 students a year train in an environment that involves more than 100 affiliated hospitals, clinics and health care facilities in South Texas. The university offers more than 65 degrees, the large majority of them being graduate and professional degrees, in the biomedical and health sciences fields.
UT Health San Antonio is home to the Mays Cancer Center, which is in partnership with the MD Anderson Cancer Center and is a designated a National Cancer Institute Cancer Center. The Mays Cancer Center's Institute for Drug Development (IDD) is internationally recognized for conducting one of the largest oncology Phase I clinical drug trials programs in the world. Fifteen of the cancer drugs most recently approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration underwent development or testing at the IDD. Other noted programs include: cellular and structural biology, urology, nephrology, transplantation biology, aging and longevity studies, cardiology and research imaging.
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