(Tenure Track-final Rank/Title commensurate w/expericne and education)
University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
College of Medicine
Department of Environmental Health
The Department of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati conducts world-renowned research in environmental health, occupational safety, and molecular genetics. It has ~40 full-time faculty and ~200 graduate students in 6 divisions (Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, Environmental and Occupational Hygiene, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Public Health Sciences). The department's research portfolio for environmental and occupational health is among the top in the nation. We are seeking an outstanding individual for a Tenure Track Associate Professor position in epidemiology.
Minimum Qualifications include:
Doctoral degree in a clinical or academic area (MD, PhD, DrPH, etc) from a regionally accredited college or university; demonstrated excellence in teaching and research evidenced by strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates for a tenured appointment should demonstrate intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential significant contributions to the department, University of Cincinnati, and wider scholarly community.
Demonstrated evidence of effective teaching ability, commitment to student success, and service to the profession.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present complex material to students unfamiliar with a subject.
Must have outstanding writing skills to present research in written format.
Ability to work and collaborate with individuals from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Preferred qualifications include at least two years of advanced training and/or professional experience in epidemiology above the terminal degree; a record of original research related to epidemiology, environmental health and/or preventive medicine in human populations. Individuals with a strong research background in environmental epidemiology in the areas of cardiometabolic disorders, women's health, neurodevelopment, children's health, infectious diseases, community health, neurodegenerative disorders and aging, cancer and genetics/genomics of complex diseases are encouraged to apply.
The appointee will have the opportunity to become a member of the NIH funded Center for Environmental Genetics (P30ES06096), the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (a CTSA), Cincinnati Cancer Center, the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, accredited MPH program, and numerous other research centers. These Centers offer supportive environments to conduct state-of-the-art epidemiologic, genetic, and clinical research. Strong basic research programs in exposure assessment, molecular biology and toxicology, genetics, bioinformatics and data science (LINCS-BD2K center), pathology, immunology, and endocrinology are available for collaborative investigations.
Local resources include the nationally recognized Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, United States Environmental Protection Agency's Andrew W. Breidenbach Environmental Research Center, and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine partners with affiliated hospitals and other health care facilities with a large regional market share in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.
The applicant should have a track record of extramurally funded research and the potential of sustained research funding. The candidate is expected to participate in graduate (PhD, MS, MPH program) and post-doctoral training, and to provide service to the department and the College. Within the Department, we currently have a NIEHS funded T32 training program in Molecular Epidemiology of Children's Environmental Health and a T42 Education Research Center funded by NIOSH.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and the successful candidate can anticipate a competitive start up package.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants will be contacted and requested to send a brief outline of current research, a copy of three recent publications; and three references (including name, address, phone number, and e-mail address).
For additional information you may visit http://med.uc.edu/eh or contact Scott Langevin, PhD, Search Committee Chairman, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Kettering 243, 160 Panzeca Way, Cincinnati OH 45267-0056 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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