University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health

Simulation Modeling

Tenure Track Associate or Full Professor


The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health seeks faculty to lead in simulation modeling informing public health policy. Simulation methods include agent-based modeling, microsimulation, system dynamics modeling, discrete event analysis, Markov modeling, and other dynamic econometric and engineering methods.

The UTHealth School of Public Health Houston Campus is located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world—with eight million patient visits and more than 180,000 surgeries annually. Texas Medical Center members include MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Health System, and Houston Methodist Hospital.


Primary Responsibilities will be: (1) developing an externally funded research program focused on health priorities of Texas populations; (2) mentoring emerging scholars in simulation modeling techniques; (3) teaching in MPH and/or doctoral programs; and (4) serving in institutional and external capacities.

Qualifications include: (1) a Ph.D. or Dr. PH; (2) a sustained independent research program, including NIH-, HRSA, or PCORI- funding; and (3) a history of collegiality and collaboration with a diverse range of partners, including community-based.

Rank, salary, and tenure will be based on experience and qualifications. The position is expected to start in 2023. Interested individuals should apply at: https://www.uth.edu/careers/index.htm.   Applicants should attach a letter describing their qualifications and a curriculum vitae with contact information for three professional references.  Further enquiries may be directed to Professor Rebecca Wells, Search Committee Chair, at Rebecca.S.Wells@uth.tmc.edu. Please include ‘Simulation modeling position’ in the subject line.