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Professor, Research Geo, Department of Internal Medicine Division of Endocrinology

University of Cincinnati
Main Campus

Job Details

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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 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 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, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

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 and faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Internal Medicine is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff. With world-class research, teaching and medical practice opportunities, why not choose the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine?

The University of Cincinnati, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism is seeking is seeking a faculty member to contribute to the research mission as the Associate Director of Research. The Associate Director will work closely with the Division Chief to plan, support, and grow the research enterprise in the division. They will play a key role in mentoring faculty and help build a diverse research program that performs clinical and basic research across the spectrum of endocrine disease. They will also help grow the division’s externally funded research activities.

Essential Functions
  • Develop and lead a high performing multi-disciplinary and inter-professional team of experts focused on scientific discovery, delivering clinical, translational, and molecular breakthroughs in the pathogenesis and treatment options for a wide range of endocrine and metabolic diseases.
  • Develop a world-class integrative endocrinology research program seen as a local, national, and international leader in the field.
  • Dissemination and implementation research to determine optimal approaches to ensure research evidence is translated into community settings to improve patient outcomes, particularly in under-resourced communities.
  • Secure funding, grant writing, develop and implement research protocols, manage study staff, analyze data, and prepare manuscripts/presentations.
  • Clinical activities (30% - could vary based on research/education/administration volume)

  • See patients in the outpatient clinics, fellows’ clinics, and inpatient setting, at least 50% Diabetes focus required.
  • Participate in Medical Grand Rounds, seminars, and conferences at both UCMC and CCHMC locations.
  • Research/Administration/Education (70% - could vary based on clinical volume)

    • Remain current in research related to the Endocrinology population.
    • Collaborate with peers in obtaining extramural clinical research funding.
    • Adhere to the policies of the Human Research Committee.
    Minimum Requirements
    • Applicants must have a M.D., MD/PhD degree or equivalent.
    • Board Eligible or Board-Certified Endocrinologist.
    • Candidate must be eligible for medical licensure in Ohio.
    Additional Qualifications
    • Strong quantitative, qualitative, and analytic skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Successful track record of funding, grant writing, and manuscript publication.
    • Evidence of national and international reputation.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well within interdisciplinary teams and collaborations.
    • Experience working with under-resourced communities is strongly ideal.
    • A commitment to transforming health care delivery and policy through science.
    • Experience with quality improvement methodology.
    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).

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    The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    REQ: 95379



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