CIRWH Job Openings


  • Research Scientist I, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston


    Galveston, Texas, United States
    Research Academic & Clinical
    UTMB Health
    UTMB Health Careers Job Posting #2202788

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health (CIRWH) at UTMB is recruiting for an experienced research scientist who will conduct, report, and present research on HPV-related cancers, HPV vaccine uptake, and HPV prevalence within the US population. This position is intended for a fully trained scientist with competency in a specific discipline or area of expertise related to population health. Strong writing skills and a background in statistics are preferred.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Complete research assignments under minimal supervision 
    • Perform literature searches and identify gaps in the literature
    • Conduct quantitative and/or qualitative analyses of population-level data
    • Assist with or perform systematic reviews and meta-analyses
    • Regularly prepare and submit manuscripts for publication 
    • Develop abstracts and present research at national meetings
    • Perform additional related duties as required

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Ph. D, M.D, D.O., or D.V.M in related field and no experience required.
     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Background in cancer prevention research
    • Advanced statistical knowledge
    • Experience conducting quantitative and/or qualitative studies
    • Experience working with large data sets
    • Excellent writing skills and a history of peer-reviewed publications 
    • Ability to work effectively in a team setting

    SALARY:

    Commensurate with experience.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Prevention
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston


    Applicants with a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, or comparable degree) in epidemiology, statistics, public health, demography, sociology, or related fields are invited to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer prevention. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team that engages in clinical research and the mentorship 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.

    All postdoctoral fellows at UTMB are automatically enrolled in the tuition-free postdoctoral certificate program and will have access to useful didactics, opportunities to mentor medical/graduate students if desired, and numerous career development resources.  

    Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter briefly describing their experience, research interests, and career goals to the Search Committee (abberens@utmb.edu).

    The UTMB 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 numerous opportunities to conduct clinical research. 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.

    UTMB Health Careers Job Posting #2106380


  • Assistant/Associate Professor in Cancer Prevention
    Tenure Track-UTMB/MD Anderson


    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 (abberens@utmb.edu).

    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.

    UTMB Health Careers Job Posting #2102204


  • Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)
    Women's Health


    The Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health (CIRWH) at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant Professor to join the faculty in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The mission of CIRWH is to promote, stimulate, and support interdisciplinary research related to the health of women across the life span. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty group that engages in clinical research and community service as well as the teaching of medical and graduate students.

    Applicants with a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, or comparable degree) in epidemiology, statistics, public health, demography, sociology, or related fields are invited to apply. The department has strong research programs in cancer prevention, sexually transmitted infections, contraception, adolescent health, preventative medicine, and vaccine research, among others.  The successful applicant will spend up to 75% of their time conducting and publishing research and applying for external funding. Preferred qualifications include strong quantitative skills and a record of extramural funding.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest with description of experience, research and teaching interests, and career goals, along with a curriculum vitae. Send materials to the Search Committee (abberens@utmb.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately.

    UTMB was established in 1891 as the first academic health center in Texas and is a component of the University of Texas System. Today UTMB includes four schools (medicine, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences), a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care, and numerous research facilities.

    The city of Galveston is a popular tourist and cruise ship destination that includes beaches, museums, historical architecture, a vibrant arts community, and excellent restaurants, all located only 45 minutes away from Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city.

    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.

    UTMB Health Careers Job Posting #2102204


  • Biostatistician II
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health (CIRWH)


    Galveston, Texas, United States
    Executive - Research
    UTMB Health
    #2105073

    Job Summary:

    The Biostatistician II provides statistical support services to faculty, staff, and students at UTMB.

    Job Duties:

    Opening for a biostatistician to conduct research in the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) located on the Gulf Coast in Galveston, Texas.

    Our group is actively working on projects related to women’s health, with a focus on cancer prevention. We have need of an individual who can mine large data sets, conduct complex analysis, and write the statistics sections of grants and manuscripts. The ideal candidate would have a thorough knowledge of methods in observational epidemiology as well as in conducting clinical trials.

    The biostatistician will provide statistical support services to faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows. Our Center conducts research using a wide variety of data sources, including surveys, clinical records, administrative health records, and secondary data.

    • Collaborates with investigators to identify problems and provide statistical consultation including design of experiments or surveys, analysis of data, interpretation of results and preparation of reports
    • Assists with client data organization and management
    • Performs statistical computations
    • Provides graphical and tabular representations
    • Develops, maintains and modifies programs for in-house use
    • Performs non-statistical components of consulting such as providing analogous examples and explanations using nontechnical terminology, and helping researchers formulate and clarify research issues
    • Analyze/evaluate data and make appropriate decisions/recommendations
    • Monitors students, residents, & fellows in performing statistical analysis
    • Communicate technical information to non-statisticians

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s in Biostatistics/Statistics and six years related experience.

    OR

    • Ph.D. in Biostatistics / Statistics and three years related experience.

    Preferred Skills:

    • Personal computer
    • Proficiency in computing, including knowledge of statistical packages such as Stata, SAS, SPSS, R, or SQL
    • Familiar with database management
    • Problem-solving
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Good organization skills
    • Knowledge of statistical and scientific research design
    • Previous experience analyzing survey data

    Salary is commensurate with experience. Starting salary will range from approximately $70,480 - $80,000 annually.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Contact Us

Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health
John Sealy Annex, Suite 3.108
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX 77555-0587
Office: (409) 772-2417
Email: Abbey Berenson, MD, PhD