The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) at the College of Medicine invites applications for tenure track positions at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor level in the Division of Public Health. The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban university ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. US News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America's best colleges. UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region with over 15,000 full time and part-time faculty and staff.
The DEH conducts world-renowned research and offers graduate training in environmental health, epidemiology, occupational safety, molecular genetics and public health. The department has over 40 full-time faculty and over 200 students in six divisions (Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, Environmental and Occupational Hygiene, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and Public Health Sciences). The DEH's research portfolio for environmental and occupational health is among the top in the nation. Research funding comes from NIH, the American Heart Association, NIOSH, industry, a variety of foundations, and other federal and state agencies.
The Public Health Program is a CEPH-accredited graduate program offering the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. This program is among the largest graduate programs in the DEH and fastest growing in the College of Medicine. It currently has over 85 full and part-time students, and offers seven concentrations including health services and management, global health, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental public health, occupational public health, and health education and promotion. Newly hired faculty will have the opportunity to collaborate through research, education, and service activities with public health community partners in major local health departments including Cincinnati Public Health Department, Hamilton County Public Health, and Northern Kentucky Health Department. In addition, collaborative activities are encouraged with leading health systems, including Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and its affiliated for profit and non for profit organizations; and federal agencies including the EPA and NIOSH.
Two tenure track faculty positions are opened at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be expected to (1) teach public health courses at the graduate level and senior undergraduate level; (2) advise and mentor students in academic development and achievement; an applied practical experience, and in integral learning experience; (3) assist with curriculum development, program assessment, community engagement and involvement with professional societies through services; (4) establish and maintain a record of scholarship through independent and/or collaborative research, extramural funding and publication; and (5) undertake other duties as assigned from the Public Health Program.
Required qualifications include (1) a doctoral degree in the public health field or a related field such as health education, health behavior, health services, health economics and finance, and allied health sciences; (2) prior teaching experience in public health; (3) prior experience in advising and mentoring graduate or senior undergraduate students; and (4) ability to articulate research agenda and demonstrate expertise in advance analytical methods in research areas of public health.
Preferred Qualifications include: (1) post-doctoral experiences; (2) experiences in teaching MPH courses including health system and policy, leadership, management, and communication in public health, inter-professional learning experience, health economics and finance, social behavioral sciences, infectious disease, and global health related topics; (3) experience in leading MPH students in applied practice experience or practicum, and integrative learning experience or culminating experience; (4) experiences in curriculum development, program assessment and community engagement; (5) extramural research funding records; and (6) experience in partnering with domestic and/or international public health and/or community-based agencies.
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