Faculty (Open Rank) Tenure Track; Public Health Engineer – Dept of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS), School of Public Health

University of Texas Health Science Center

UTHealth Houston College of Public Well being seeks candidates for an Open Rank, tenure-track place with experience in environmental or public well being engineering, with a give attention to water therapy applied sciences, water reuse functions, and/or sustainable water administration.  The chosen candidate will likely be a part of the brand new Division of Environmental and Occupational Well being Sciences and be primarily based on the El Paso location .

Particular areas of analysis expertise might embody: 

·        Water high quality and waterborne illness

·        Water system infrastructure and excessive climate

·        Premise plumbing pathogens

·        Engineered water cycle

·        Direct/oblique potable water reuse

·        Desalination

·        Aquifer storage & restoration

·        Wastewater epidemiology


Place Key Accountabilities:

Profitable candidates are anticipated to contribute to the varsity’s educating, analysis, and repair missions. We encourage functions from numerous areas of environmental and occupational well being science. 

  • Present academic management, together with classroom educating and fieldwork mentoring to graduate college students. 
  • Develop and implement analysis associated to water sustainability and public well being by partaking with group organizations, together with utilities.
  • Work collaboratively with UTHealth Houston College of Public Well being colleagues to submit analysis proposals for exterior funding.
  • Successfully have interaction with industrial companions and/or non-academics.


PhD or DrPH in public well being/environmental/civil engineering, water epidemiology, environmental useful resource administration, or a associated subject. Profitable candidates can have demonstrated potential as unbiased researchers with expertise creating and implementing analysis research, conducting knowledge analyses, presenting analysis findings, and writing manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications. Prior expertise with pilot crops can be helpful however not required.

Handle any inquiries to Dr. Eric Brown, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected].  

candidates ought to full the net utility. Please connect a letter describing {qualifications} and pursuits, a curriculum vitae, and get in touch with info for 3 skilled references to the net utility. Evaluation of functions will start instantly and proceed till the positions are crammed.

 Appointment will likely be at a rank commensurate with tutorial accomplishments and expertise with aggressive salaries and startup packages.

This can be a security-sensitive place and thereby topic to Texas Training Code §51.215. A background test will likely be required for the ultimate candidates.

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