Skip to Main Content

Assistant or Associate Professor (Demography)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Note 1: -UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. Note 2: -UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note 3: -This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Note 4: -Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. Note 5: -A review of completed applications will begin October 16, 2017, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Position Details

Position Information

Title of Position Assistant or Associate Professor (Demography)
Requisition Number TT20170011P
Department Posting Name Department of Demography
Location Downtown Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position
Grant Funded? No
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked
If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate Commensurate with experience
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Doctoral Degree
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Preferred Education
Field of Study

For Assistant Professor: Current PhD in Demography or related field completed PhD by August 15, 2018

For Associate Professor: Current PhD in Demography or related Field at time of application

MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No
Other Computer and Software Skills Required
Experience and Other Skills Required

For Assistant Professor: PhD and evidence of potential to make significant scholarly contributions in the area of applied demography and big data.

For Associate Professor: PhD and an established record with significant publications in appropriate refereed journals and other published volumes; a record of acquisition of extramural funding; and, a strong record of undergraduate and/or graduate teaching and mentoring

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred
Description of Job Duties

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO
-Health Data Analytics Cluster Hire in the Department of Demography
The Department of Demography at the University of Texas at San Antonio, in partnership with other academic units at UTSA, is committed to advancing demographic and policy driven research using large, complex data sets and novel analytic approaches to big data. The department has an opening for an Assistant or Associate professor in demography starting Fall 2018, with specializations in big data, health/life course/environment/space and time, and policy. The Department of Demography is housed in the College of Public Policy. The successful applicant will create and/or maintain a nationally prominent research program, including securing external funding, focused on big data issues in demography and health and inequality. The candidate would also be expected to contribute to the development of the research capacity for big data/health/demographic and policy research across disciplines and other academic units at UTSA. Collaborations may result from the following institutes, departments, and collaborations: Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research (IDESR), Texas State Data Center; consortium agreement with the Texas Census Research Data Center (TxRDC) at Texas A&M University, Institute for Health Disparities, San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI), UT Health San Antonio, UT School of Public Health San Antonio, Department of Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition, Department of Sociology, and Department of Management Science and Statistics.

-The position involves teaching, research, advising, mentoring and other activities in the Ph.D. program in Applied Demography. Responsibilities include teaching doctoral, master’s, and/or undergraduate courses offered at UTSA’s Downtown campus, including evening classes; scholarly research and publication; acquisition of external funding; and university and professional service. The Department of Demography has approximately 40 students enrolled in the Applied Demography Ph.D. program with about one-third of them being supported as research assistants. General information about the Department and the Institute can be obtained online at: http://copp.utsa.edu/department/category/demography/

-Salary and supporting start-up package are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Posting Open Date 09/22/2017
Posting Close Date at midnight on
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: -UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 2: -UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 3: -This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Note 4: -Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

Note 5: -A review of completed applications will begin October 16, 2017, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current PhD in Demography or related field or will you have a completed PhD by August 15, 2018?
    • Yes, Current PhD in Demography or related field
    • Yes, Will have completed PhD in Demography or related field by August 15, 2018
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience with all the following: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook or e-mail equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement/External Publication (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Friend/Personal Referral
    • Internal Employee
    • Job Board/Website (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • Indeed
    • Social Media-Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  4. * Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please acknowledge your understanding that if you are offered a position at UTSA, you must come to the Human Resources Office, (4th floor North Paseo Bldg) on your first day of employment with the appropriate documentation (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf#9) of your identity and ability to legally work in the United States.
    • Yes, I acknowledge

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Representative Publication 1
Optional Documents