The Department of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati conducts world-renowned research in environmental and public health, occupational safety and health, 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 Industrial 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 an accredited college or university; demonstrated excellence in teaching and research evidenced by a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates for a tenured appointment should demonstrate intellectual leadership and impact on the field and show potential for significant contributions to the department, University of Cincinnati, and the wider scholarly community.
Demonstrated evidence of effective teaching, 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 the subject matter.
Outstanding writing skills to present research in written format.
Ability to work and collaborate with individuals from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Preferred qualificationsinclude: A strong record of externally funded original research related to epidemiology, environmental health and/or preventive medicine in human populations. Individuals with a strong research background in epidemiology in the areas of environmental health, cardiometabolic disorders, women's health, neurodevelopment, children's health, infectious diseases, addiction, community health, neurodegenerative disorders and aging, cancer and 'omics (i.e. genomics, proteomics, epigenomics, metabolomics, etc.) 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. The Department currently has 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. Interested applicants should use submit (under “additional documents”) a cover letter detailing qualifications and interest in the position, current CV, brief outline of current research (1-2 pages), and three references, including name, address, phone number, and e-mail address.
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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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