Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor - Immigrant Health (El Paso Regional Campus), School of Public Health

UTHealth School of Public Health
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The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston (UTSPH) invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor level on the UTHealth School of Public Health Campus located in El Paso. 

UTHealth School of Public Health seeks a leader to launch a program in immigrant health that addresses the lifespan health challenges resulting from environmental stressors, behaviors and exposures, and public policy influenced by immigration.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The selected candidate will report to the Dean of UTHealth School of Public Health and serve as a faculty member in one of the School’s academic departments. This successful candidate will be responsible for building and leading a research program in immigrant health, recruiting and retaining faculty, and developing and maintaining collaborative relationships.



Ideal candidates will have experience in leading multidisciplinary research teams in immigration health.  Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree in public health or a related field.  An established track record of research publications and external research funding is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Academic rank, salary, and tenure will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the candidate

Interested candidates should access the following link to complete the online application:  Please submit a letter describing qualifications and interests, curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references.  Address correspondence to Drs. Kristina Mena and Belinda Reininger, Search Committee co-Chairs (, 915-747-8514;, 956-755-0654).   

This is a security sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education code §51.215. A background check will be required for the final candidates.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School.  UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

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