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Assistant Professor, Public Health, Global Health Program Director

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to nearly 48,000 students, about 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public 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 $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 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 faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences (DEPHS) is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff.

A full time faculty position is available in the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. DEPHS is seeking an innovative and forward-thinking faculty member to join the undergraduate public health team. This 12-month, non-tenure-track Assistant Professor – Educator will focus on the soon to be launched global health concentration. The faculty member will reside within the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences (DEPHS) within the College of Medicine. The BSPH program is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths or experiences in this area.

Department OverviewThe Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences (DEPHS) is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff and its Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is ranked 79th according to US News and World Reports. The DEPHS conducts world-renowned research and offers graduate training in environmental health, epidemiology, occupational safety, molecular genetics and public health. The department has over 31 full-time faculty and over 279 students in six divisions (Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, Environmental and Occupational Hygiene, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and Public Health Sciences).

Program OverviewThe University of Cincinnati’s interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) pulls expertise from our renowned faculty representing a range of public health and social science colleges to provide innovative curricula that focus on key aspects of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, communities and individuals. The BSPH program launched in fall 2021 and offers both an in person and online degree, as well as a minor. The program currently has 150 students with plans for continued growth. The current area of focus for the program is health promotion and education, with plans to develop additional concentrations. The College of Medicine (COM) at the University of Cincinnati is working on the development of a concentration in global health within the BSPH program.

Essential Functions
  • Develop and teach global health undergraduate courses in person and online.
  • Serve as the concentration director for the BSPH undergraduate global health concentration.
  • Assist with programmatic growth and development, which may include (but is not limited to) developing community partnerships, providing student professional development and advising support, overseeing experiential learning, and aiding in recruitment and retention of students.
  • Engage in university, professional, and community service.
  • Work collaboratively with public health programs and faculty across campus.
  • Scholarship through independent and/or collaborative research and publication is not required for this non-tenure education track position.
Minimum Requirements
  • Earned master's degree in public health, global health, population health or related field.
  • Global health teaching and/or field experience.
  • Ability to apply and instill advanced knowledge through teaching, service and public health practice.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Additional Qualifications Considered
  • Earned doctorate degree in public health, global health, population health or related field.
  • Experience mentoring students, such as through professional development, direct supervision, or capstone/research projects.
  • Prior teaching experience in public health, global health, population health or related field, including online instruction.
Application ProcessSalary is commensurate with experience. To apply for the position, please apply online and complete the University’s online application form. Applications require:

  • Cover letter- In your cover letter, please speak to the following: (1) Your experiences and goals as a global and public health educator, and (2) How you can contribute to the overall growth of public health programs at UC.
  • Curriculum vita/resume
  • Official transcripts of all college work
  • The names and contact information for three professional references.

Please direct all questions and other correspondence to:

Regan Johnson
Associate Professor, Educator and Search Committee Chair
Program Director, Bachelor of Public Health

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.

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at


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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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