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Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track, Epidemiology

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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 UC College of Medicine 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. The Department of Environmental & Public Health Sciences (DEPHS) at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level in the Division of Epidemiology.


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. The DEPHS conducts world-renowned research in epidemiology, environmental health, and molecular genetics. 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.


The appointee will have the opportunity to become a member of the NIH-funded Center for Environmental Genetics (P30ES06096), Center for Clinical & Translational Science and Training (UL1TR001425), University of Cincinnati Cancer Center, CEPH accredited MPH program, and numerous other research centers.  These Centers, along with availability of a broad range of research core facilities and numerous established population-based cohorts, offer a supportive environment for collaboration and to conduct state-of-the-art epidemiologic, genetic, and clinical research. Strong basic research programs in exposure assessment, molecular biology and toxicology, genetics, bioinformatics, data science (LINCS-BD2K center), pathology, immunology, and endocrinology are available for collaborative investigations as well as an NIEHS funded T32 training program in Molecular Epidemiology of Children’s Environmental Health and a T42 Education Research Center funded by NIOSH.

Essential Functions

The ideal candidate is expected to:

  • Utilize state of the art epidemiological methods which may include but is not limited to the identification of genomic and molecular biomarkers.
  • Participate in graduate (PhD, MS, MPH program) and post-doctoral advising, mentoring, and teaching.
  • Provide service to the Department and College of Medicine.

Minimum Requirements

  • Doctoral degree in epidemiology or a related clinical or academic degree (MD, PhD, DrPH) from an accredited college or university.
  • At least two (2) years of advanced training and/or professional experience in epidemiology beyond the terminal degree.
  • Record of original epidemiological research.

Additional Qualifications Considered


  • Track record of extramurally funded research or the potential for sustained research funding.
  • Ability to work and collaborate with individuals from a variety of scientifically and culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Interest in collaborations involving environmental health research.
  • Demonstrated interest in advising and mentoring graduate (PhD, MS, MPH) students and postdoctoral fellows.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present complex material to students unfamiliar with the subject matter.
  • Potential or demonstrated ability to successfully obtain externally funded research related to epidemiology.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter detailing qualifications and interest in the position.
  • Current and complete curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Brief outline of current research (1-2 pages).
  • Copy of two (2) recent publications.
  • Three (3) references, including name, address, phone number, and email address.


For additional information, please visit  or contact: Kelly J. Brunst, PhD, Search Committee Chair, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences, 160 Panzeca Way, ML0056, Cincinnati OH 45267-0056, Email:

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.




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.


REQ: 90581


Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track, Epidemiology

Date:  Jan 26, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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