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Assistant/Associate Professor, Clinical Geo, Department of Neurosurgery

University of Cincinnati
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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine's doctors are transforming the world of medicine every day.

The Department of Neurosurgery is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff. Providing the best patient care available is the core of our mission, and is true for all our neurosurgical subspecialties including spine surgery, neuro-oncology (brain and spine tumors), skull base surgery, cerebrovascular and endovascular surgery (such as stroke or aneurysms), functional neurosurgery (such as for epilepsy or Parkinson’s disease), peripheral nerve surgery, neurotrauma and neurosurgical critical care, and pediatric neurosurgery in affiliation with our Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

The University of Cincinnati Department of Neurosurgery is seeking a board certified/board eligible Functional + Epilepsy trained neurosurgeon to facilitate subspecialty program growth, increase patient access and be a contributing educator for neurosurgery's residency program. The rank of appointment (Assistant/Associate) is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant. They would join an already existing Functional division within a comprehensive department covering all subspecialty areas including complex spine, endovascular, neuro-oncology, neurotrauma, and skull-base neurosurgery.

Essential Functions
  • Conduct and teach assigned undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses and seminars.
  • Attend meetings, participate in governance, prepare materials for teaching.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • Serve as an academic adviser for students and evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Serve on graduate committees, supervise laboratories (where appropriate), independent study activities, and off-campus learning.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.
Minimum Requirements

Must have all of the following prior to effective date of appointment:

  • Medical degree (MD or DO).
  • Licensure by the State of Ohio Medical Board.
  • Completion of a 7 year accredited Neurosurgery residency.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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 Equal Opportunity Employer.

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