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Posted July 9, 2020

The UTHealth School of Public Health invites applicants to fill two multiple rank tenure-track faculty positions at the San Antonio campus.

We encourage applicants with a broad array of skills and experience related to Social/Behavioral Science, Health Promotion, Health Management and Policy, and Community Health to apply. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in violence, mental illness and substance use disorders, and/or military health. We also encourage experience with systems science for population health (e.g., machine learning, agent-based modeling, social network analysis, systems dynamics modeling, etc.), dissemination & implementation research, participatory-based research methods, quantitative methodologies and analytic approaches to population research, innovative modelling techniques or the application of innovative alternative study designs appropriate for complex clinical and/or community-based studies. We will be hiring one faculty at the tenure-track assistant professor level, and a second faculty at the associate or full professor level.

Please see attached for more details.


Posted May 21, 2020

City of Houston Health Department (HHD) is seeking candidates for the COVID 19 response/recovery project. The length of employment is through December 2020. The following are fulltime temporary positions:

  • Contact Tracers (Customer Service Representative III) - 23356
  • Contact Tracer - Surveillance Investigator - 23370
  • Contact Tracing/Biostatistician – 23364
  • Contact Tracing Epidemiologist Generalist - 23393
  • Epidemiologist Manager - 23359
  • Epidemiologist Supervisor – 23360
  • Public Health Nurse III – 23341
  • Staff Epidemiologist - 23369


For a complete list of available positions and interests in applying, go to

The City of Houston is always on the lookout for talented, passionate people to join us. Employment with City of Houston represents more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to make a difference and improve your community.


Posted March 19, 2020

Texas Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and Aids Educational Training Center (AETC) at UTMB invites interested applicants to apply for the Research Fellow position available.  For details and applying process, please see link below:


Posted December 18, 2019 

The Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health (PMPH) in the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) invites applications for two Biostatistician I positions and one Assistant Professor of Biostatistics position at Office of Biostatistics (OBIOS). Please see detail at for PMPH or for OBIOS.


Here is the link to apply


Assistant Professor of Biostatistics - PMPH


Biostatistician I - Office of Biostatistics


Posted November 14, 2019

UTMB, Assistant Professor of Public Health, NTT, PMPH - 68513
Location: Galveston, TX


Posted November 14, 2019


Regional TB Program Manager position.  Posting # 438086


Performs highly complex, senior-level managerial and consultative services work as the regional Tuberculosis (TB) Program Manager for Health Service Region 6/5S. Plans, develops and implements an effective TB program in Health Service Region 6/5S. Oversees the daily operations and activities of the TB program and directly supervises program staff. Assures program staff adheres to CDC guidelines, agency TB standards of performance and meets all agency and regional TB program requirements. Develops procedures specific to the regional TB program in accordance with agency TB program policies that includes surveillance activities, containment activities, case management, quality assurance and community partnerships. Provides consultative services and technical assistance to plan and implement effective TB program services. Works with regional staff, physicians, nurses, private health care providers, local health departments, community health clinics, school and children health facilities, central office staff and all other public and private stakeholders, to accomplish program goals and objectives. Responsible for staffing, budgetary and fiscal requirements, and community development necessary to carry out job assignments. Provides regional tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in coordination and collaboration with Regional Epi Team’s goals and objectives. Utilize computer software relevant to mandated analyses, data collection, storage and retrieval. Works under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Posted October 15, 2019

Texas Department of State Health Services
Analytics Manager
Posting Number: 434807

Performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work administering the day to day operations of the Agency Analytics Unit (AAU) within the Center for Health Statistics (CHS), including advanced epidemiological analyses, data dissemination, data visualizations, and geospatial analyses. Plans, prioritizes, and oversees the work of AAU staff. Evaluates staff performance within the AAU. Assesses budget needs to meet the objectives of the AAU. Develops goals and objectives for the program and makes recommendations to leadership on how to achieve these objectives. Collects and analyzes customer feedback data to ensure analytic products are meeting customer needs. Identifies gaps and opportunities for the program achieving its intended purpose and develops a strategic plan for AAU. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Posted October 8, 2019

Johnson County, Kansas, is recruiting a dynamic and energetic leader for the position of Director of
Health & Environment.  To learn more about this position CLICK HERE


Posted September 12, 2019


The Texas Department of State Health Services, Public Health Region 2/3 has the following openings:


Posted August 5, 2019

The City of Austin is seeking a highly experienced and progressive Public Health Medical Director with a track record of innovative, high-level leadership, and excellent employee engagement to join the City’s diverse and high-functioning Austin Public Health Department. 

The City of Austin and Travis County are seeking qualified innovative and collaborative applicants for the position of Medical Director for Austin Public Health. This position will serve under the Director of Austin Public Health and is responsible for clinical oversight of medical-related services rendered by Austin Public Health Department personnel. This position serves on the Director’s Executive Leadership team. The Austin Public Health Medical Director is a high-profile position serving a broad range of internal and external customers and stakeholders. 

For more information about the position or the City of Austin click HERE

To apply for this position click HERE


Posted April 23, 2019

Senior Sanitarian
City of Waco


Job Summary

PRIMARY DUTY: Under basic supervision, performs environmental health inspections for the Public Health District (PHD); protects the health and safety of the public from adverse environmental determinants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

•Performs environmental health inspections and investigates complaints to verify compliance with state and local regulations; scope of work includes food quality and safety, wastewater treatment, solid and hazardous waste management, air quality, water quality, insect and animal vector control, recreational and institutional facility inspections, consumer health and occupational health and safety.
•Organizes and presents training programs; applies and enforces statutes, regulations, ordinances and policies governing environmental health; prepares summary and status reports; assures that the services provided meet the program requirements.
•Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
•Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license.
•May be required to respond after hours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.
•Driving is essential.

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Science, or a related field is required; AND one year of public sector inspection experience; Sanitarian registration requires 4 yr Bachelors with 30 hours of Natural and Applied Science.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
• Registered Sanitarian from the Texas State Department of State Health Services is required; additional technical training and certifications may be required.

Click here for complete job description and application guidelines



Posted March 18, 2019 

Infection Control / Employee Health RN 



The Infection Control / Employee Health RN job will consult with physicians, managers, and staff for the management of infectious and/or immuno-suppressed patients.  The Infection Control / Employee Health Nurse / RN implements an effective hospital-wide infection control program in keeping with Centers for Disease Control (CDC), JCAHO, and other regulatory agencies.  The Infection Control / Employee Health Nurse / RN directs all functions of the Employee Health program.


·         The Infection Control / Employee Health Nurse / RN will have a Bachelors Degree in nursing or healthcare related field.  A Masters degree in a clinical specialty is preferred.  Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.


·         The Infection Control / Employee Health Nurse / RN will have a current State RN license in the state in which they will be working.  An ICP or related certification preferred.


·         A minimum of 1 year clinical experience in medical-surgical or critical care nursing.  Experience in Infection Control with basic knowledge of the principles of epidemiology and infections, diseases, sterilization, sanitation, and disinfection practice preferred.  Experience in handling employee health preferred. Full job description may be found by clicking on the link below or pasting the following link into your browser

Click here for Complete job description and application information



Jobs at DSHS


DSHS is committed to hiring skilled and dedicated employees who will work hard to pursue our vision of a healthy Texas. If you are looking to make a difference and tackle new challenges, we encourage you to start a career with us.

Employment opportunities at DSHS are listed in the Texas Health and Human Services Jobs Center. You can also use this site to search all current openings within other HHS agencies.

If you find a job posting that interests you, you can apply for the position by creating a profile and completing an online State of Texas application. By creating a profile, the application will remain on file for your future use so you can update your profile or application information, or you can apply to other jobs. The Job Center also allows you to view and track the status of your submitted applications online.

For assistance with the application process or to report issues, please call the HHS Jobs Service Center at 1-888-894-4747.


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