Professor (tenure track) - Epidemiology

Job description

Assistant/Associate/full Professor

(Tenure or Tenure-track - final Rank/Title commensurate w/Experience)

Department of Environmental Health

College of Medicine

We are seeking two outstanding individuals to fill open-rank tenure or tenure-track faculty positions in the Division of Epidemiology. We are looking for candidates to establish an independent, externally funded research program, participate in graduate (PhD, MS, MPH program) and post-doctoral training, and provide service at the Departmental, College and/or University level.

The University of Cincinnati (UC) is a premier, public, urban research university, ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News and World Report has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America's Best Colleges and the College of Medicine as 38th best Medical School for Research. UC ranked 88th of 4,754 Institutes worldwide in the 2018 Nature Index for Life Science. The Department of Environmental Health at the UC College of Medicine 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 across 6 divisions (Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, Environmental and Industrial Hygiene, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Public Health Sciences). The Department currently has a NIEHS funded P30 Center for Environmental Genetics, T32 training program in Molecular Epidemiology of Children’s Environmental Health and NIOSH-funded T42 Education Research Center, and a research portfolio for environmental and occupational health that is among the top in the nation.

Cincinnati is a diverse and vibrant city situated in a picturesque river valley that is home to beautiful parks, historical architecture, museums, a symphony orchestra, ballet, major league sports, outdoor adventures, and excellent schools ( The area has received accolades for being a smart city with livable communities. In 2018, Forbes ranked Cincinnati as the 9th best U.S. city for raising a family, and Livability rated it as the 10th most affordable place to live in the U.S. Cincinnati was also recently ranked as 4th best U.S. city for recreation by WalletHub, and as having the 8th best park system among U.S. cities by The Trust for Public Land.

Minimum Qualifications

    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.Track record or a demonstrated potential for sustained research funding. 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 qualifications include 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 or occupational health, epidemiologic methods, cardiometabolic disorders, women’s health, neurodevelopment, children’s health, infectious diseases, addiction, community health, neurodegenerative disorders and aging, cancer, or -omics (i.e. genomics, proteomics, epigenomics, metabolomics, etc.) of complex diseases are encouraged to apply.

Appointees will have the opportunity for membership with the NIH funded Center for Environmental Genetics (P30ES06096), Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (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, pathology, immunology, and endocrinology are available for collaborative investigations.

Local resources include the nationally recognized Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (rated 2nd best overall Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report), 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.

Additional Application Information

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 submit 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, phone number, and email address.

For additional information, please visit or contact:

Scott Langevin, PhD, MHA, CT(ASCP)

Search Committee Chair

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Department of Environmental Health

160 Panzeca Way, ML0056

Cincinnati OH 45267-0056

Email: [email protected]



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).

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

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Posted: 6/11/2019
Application Due: 8/10/2019
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