The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Job Description

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is currently recruiting a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor ( The successful candidate will be eligible for a cross-appointment at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and will join an interdisciplinary team that engages in clinical research and the teaching of medical/graduate students. Our team has been extremely successful in securing research support for cancer prevention, having received more than $15 million in funding over the past decade.

Applicants with a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, or comparable degree) in epidemiology, statistics, public health, demography, sociology, or related fields are invited to apply. Preferred qualifications include strong quantitative skills and a record of extramural funding. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will spend at least 75% of their time conducting research and no formal classroom teaching is required during the first two years. Remote work will be considered.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest describing their experience, research interests, teaching interests, and career goals to the Search Committee (

UTMB is the oldest medical school in Texas and part of the University of Texas system. The campus is located along the Gulf coast on Galveston Island, a popular location that includes beautiful beaches, museums, historical architecture, a vibrant arts community, excellent restaurants, and warm weather year-round. Galveston is only 45 minutes away from Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city.

UTMB currently consists of four schools (Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences) and is adding a School of Public Health in 2022. The institution owns a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care, and over 1.15 million square feet of research facilities. Within UTMB, total grant funding for FY2020 was $168.9 million, an increase of $29.4 million from the previous fiscal year.

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

How to Apply

Email CV and letter of interest describing experience, research interests, teaching interests, and career goals to the Search Committee

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