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Assistant Professor, Industrial Hygiene

Date: Aug 2, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

The Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati is seeking an outstanding individual for a faculty position in Industrial Hygiene. The department consistently ranks among the best in the nation with a research oriented and interactive faculty. The appointee can anticipate a highly competitive start-up package

Essential Functions

Become a member of several state-of-the-art research centers, including a NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center (ERC), and NIEHS-funded: Center for Environmental Genetics; Gene-Environment Training Grant; and Pediatric Epidemiology Training Grant. The Division of Environmental and Occupational Hygiene provides training for both master’s and doctoral level students and is fully accredited by ABET. Industrial Hygiene faculty members in the department have established research in exposure assessment and control, ergonomics, aerosol physics, bioaerosols, biological monitoring and toxicology. This faculty has worked collaboratively with faculty in the other five divisions: Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics; Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, Public Health and Occupational Medicine. Interactions with researchers at Cincinnati Children’s and VA Hospitals, as well as NIOSH and USEPA which both have major laboratory facilities nearby are common and encouraged.

Minimum Requirements

  • Doctoral degree in industrial hygiene or relevant science or engineering
  • CIH or eligibility for CIH certification within one year is also required.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Strong record of scholarship, funded research, excellence in teaching and advising, and service in the area of public health. 




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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