Assistant or Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati

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UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Environmental Health, Division of Public Health, is looking for an Assistant or Associate Professor. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.

Job Summary:

The Department of Environmental Health is a world-renowned institution for environmental health, occupational safety, and molecular genetics research. The department has enjoyed top-ranking in the nation for over five decades. Within the department there are approximately 40 full-time faculty, and 300 graduate students enrolled in four PhD programs and six master degree programs within 6 divisions: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, Environmental and Occupational Hygiene, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and Public Health Sciences. The department’s research portfolio for environmental and occupational health is among the top in the nation, and ranked 12th in NIH funding in Public Health/Preventive Medicine in the nation (Source: Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, 2014).

Faculty appointed in the department have the opportunity to become a member of the NIH funded Center for Environmental Genetics (P30ES06096), Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training, Cincinnati Cancer Center, the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, and numerous other research centers. These Centers offer a supportive environment 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 for faculty members include the nationally recognized Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Cincinnati Veteran 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 Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is one of the largest graduate programs in the DEH and the fast growing program in the UC College of Medicine. It currently has over 85 full and part-time students, and offers six concentrations including health services and management; biostatistics; epidemiology; environmental health; occupational health; and health education.

The department is seeking an outstanding individual to fill a tenure or tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The candidate will likely lead one of its largest Concentration in Health Services and Management by serving as the Concentration Director. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Public Health or related fields and expected to have strong records of scholarship, funded research, excellence in teaching and advising, and service in the area of public health. Experience in administration of a graduate program will be highly valued. Specific research areas of interest include health policy, health services, health economics, health management, health system/program evaluation, comparison and implementation, and/or health technology and outcome assessments.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and the successful candidate can anticipate a competitive start up package.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD (or equivalent advanced degree) in public health or a closely related field.
  • Evidence of ability to conduct independent and collaborative research and to generate extramural funds, including federal funding for research and institutional development.
  • Strong record of published peer-reviewed articles.
  • Evidence of effective undergraduate/graduate teaching.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of colleagues and students.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in administration of a graduate program will be highly valued. Specific research areas of interest include health policy, health services, health economics, health management, health system/program evaluation, comparison and implementation, and/or health technology and outcome assessments

How to Apply: Please fill out an online application at jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Associate-Professor-COM-Environmental-Health-OH-45201/311144700/.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Vet / Disabled.