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The Texas Public Health Association (TPHA) job postings page is a free service to our members.  If you have a job vacancy that you would like to post on our website please send a link to your job posting to the TPHA office at 


Posted December 13, 2017

Environmental Health Manager

Town of Addison

Addison, TX

The Town of Addison is seeking an Environmental Health Manager to serve under general guidance from the Assistant Director of Development Services and Planning. The Environmental Health Manager plans, administers and manages activities, operations and assigned staff in the Environmental Health Division.

This position is responsible for maintenance and improvement of varied aspects of environmental and public health, safety, and comfort. Enforces existing ordinances, statutes, and laws, and proposes amendments and new ordinances, policies and procedures to efficiently address current and impending environmental health issues. Assists with development and management of Division budget. Position requires regular contact with the public that necessitate considerable tact and judgment.

For more information on the position and how to complete an application, please contact Caitlin Kite, Human Resources Analyst at 972.450.2817 or

Posted December 9, 2017

Healthy Futures of Texas (HFTX)

Policy and Advocacy Manager (Exempt)


Healthy Futures of Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen and unplanned pregnancy in San Antonio and Texas. We provide and promote effective solutions that fit the needs of young people, their parents and families. We believe that young people deserve to reach their full potential-and become parents at a time that is right for them and their family.  We are excited to be seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual for this important leadership role for our advocacy programs. This position includes oversight of our statewide project, the Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition, the goal of which is to ensure that all Texas women have access to preventive care, including effective contraception. This full time position is responsible for the policy and advocacy activities of the organization with direct responsibility for representation of the agency to national, state and local elected officials and advocacy leaders, and for the management and coordination of the Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition. For more detailed information about the position and how to apply, please visit our website at  The application close date is December 15, 2017 or until the position is filled.

Healthy Futures of Texas is an equal-opportunity employer.


Posted December 9, 2017

The City of El Paso Public Health Dept is looking for a Tuberculosis Physician to join our clinical team.

Candidate must meet the following criteria:

1.    Have a Medical Doctor's degree (MD) from an American Medical Association accredited medical school

2.    Two (2) years’ experience as a practicing physician in the United States

3.    Licensed to practice as a Medical Doctor in the State of Texas

4.    Valid TX Class C Driver’s License or equivalent from another state

For complete information and to apply, please visit:

Please note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.


Posted November 14, 2017

Founding Director of the Texas Tech Mental Health Institute

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Texas Tech University are announcing the intention to create the Texas Tech Mental Health Institute (TTMHI).  We expect this enterprise to produce synergies that strengthen and expand the good programs that are already operating on each campus and blend our considerable assets to create TTMHI to become a leader in discovery research, interprofessional education, and integrated community service in mental health.  We are seeking a collegial, energetic, insightful person to serve as a senior team member in the engagement, facilitation and successful integration of our people and programs to form the TTMHI.  We are looking for a person with proven organizational leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of mental health issues and of the contemporary policy environment. We think someone who is a promoter of excellence in mental health will take us further than a single star so we are looking for candidates that are constellation builders and comfortable in sharing success widely across our talented people, innovative programs, and diverse locations. The position will require a proven ability to effectively collaborate and interact with all levels of staff, executive leadership, community partners, and the TTU System Board of Regents.  Interested candidates can contact Dr. Billy Philips, Chair, TTMHI search committee for more information. 


Please click the following link to view job details.
View details 12165BR - Director Texas Tech Mental Health Institution


Posted November 14, 2017

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
The Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health is recruiting a tenure track Assistant Professor of Epidemiology to play an active role in the research and educational activities of the department.  Please see the attachment for more details. 

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest along with their curriculum vitae to the Search Committee (  Applicants may also submit an application and their materials online at


Posted September 12, 2017

Position:                             Nurse V

Title:                                   Director of Nursing for Public Health Operations

Full Time/Part Time:           Full Time

Location/Hdq:                     Austin, Texas – Texas Department of State Health Services - Central Campus

Travel Required:                15%

Job Posting Number:          354067

Closing Date:                      Until Position is filled

Contact:                             Texas HHS Jobs Service Center at 1-888-894-4747

Link to Job Center Home:

Link to Full Job Posting:      DSHS DON for Public Health Operations


General Job Description:

Nurse V - This position is under the general direction of the Director, Office of Public Health and performs highly advanced (senior-level) nursing work. The Regional and Local Health Operations (RLHO) Director of Nursing (DON) contributes to the achievement of the DSHS’ vision, mission, and program objectives by providing senior nursing consultative recommendations and public health expertise. Provides analysis and evaluation of nursing practice for approximately 250 regional and local health department nurses throughout the state as well as leads initiatives as designated by the Division. Serves as a resource to address nursing scope and practice questions, and ensures compliance with a broad range of state health and environmental codes, regulations and policies. Participates in multi-faceted agency projects and coordinates with academic partners, stakeholders, and regional and local health department nurses statewide. This position is not supervisory, however; provides leadership through policy development, programmatic planning, assessment, and quality assurance of nursing and other clinically related activities. Works under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


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.



Re-Posted September 5, 2017 (previously posted 2/8/2017)

Assistant Director with San Antonio Metro Health position available. 

You can find a link to the posting here:


Posted September 5, 2017
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Epidemiology and Health Promotion-Behavioral Sciences

The UTHealth School of Public Health (UTSPH) Dallas campus is expanding a multidisciplinary research program in the social determinants of health, and the integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences, in the study of health services and health promotion. We invite applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant and Associate professor ranks. Competitive salary and start-up resources are available. The positions will report to the dean of the Dallas campus, and the department chairs of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences or Health Promotion-Behavioral Sciences.

The UTSPH is composed of six campuses located across Texas: Austin, Brownsville, Dallas, El Paso, Houston, and San Antonio with a combined 165 faculty and 1,200 graduate students at the masters’ and doctoral levels. An MD-MPH degree program is offered to students at the Dallas campus, and all the other campuses, making UTSPH the largest provider of this educational opportunity in the country. Sophisticated and updated Interactive Television (ITV) equipment allows extensive real-time audio and video interactions, which enhances collaborations and teaching opportunities between campuses. These openings provide the opportunity to join an innovative research team, and the intellectual space to collaborate with current programs, while developing new ideas and research directions.

Primary responsibilities will include conducting externally funded research, teaching graduate-level epidemiology courses, and developing collaborations across campuses, departments, and communities. Ideal candidates will have a broad understanding and interest in multidisciplinary team science studies of how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, health technologies, and personal behaviors affect access to health care, the quality and cost of health care, and ultimately our health and well-being.

Specifically, we are interested in: candidates with: (1) an earned doctoral degree in epidemiology, health promotion-behavioral science, or related disciplines in research design, qualitative, or quantitative methods; (2) graduate level teaching experience in epidemiology or health promotion-behavioral science; (3) research emphasis in epidemiology or health promotion with focus on individuals, families, organizations, institutions, communities, and populations; and (5) a track record of research publications commensurate with academic rank and demonstrating potential for securing external funding.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Academic rank, salary, and tenure will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Interested candidates should access the following link(s) to complete the web application:  

· for Health Promotion-Behavioral Sciences;

·  for Epidemiology.

Please attach a letter describing qualifications and interests, curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references to the web application.  Address correspondence to Pamela Lockhart, Search Committee Executive Assistant (, 214-648-1364). Address any questions to Steven Kelder, PhD, Search Committee Chair (,) and please be sure to add Dallas Faculty Search to the message subject line.  

UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, 



Posted August 21, 2017

Position: DSHS IRID Epidemiologist I

The IRID Epidemiologist I Position has been posted to the Health and Human Services Jobs Center website. The position can be found at the following web address:  The posting number for this position is 357350. 


Posted August, 5, 2017

Position: Director of Contracts and Compliance (full-time)


This position may be applied for by visiting the Galveston County Health District’s website at 


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