Assistant Professor position in Health/Medical/Population Geography–University of Cincinnati

The Department of Geography at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in health/medical/population geography beginning in August, 2016. A Ph.D. in Geography or related field is required by the start of employment. We are looking for individuals with a strong background in GIS and data science who will excel at conducting research and providing graduate and undergraduate instructions using quantitative approaches.

Applicants must have expertise in GIS, spatial analysis and geovisualization and accomplishments in one or more of the following research areas: medical geography, epidemiology, health disparities, environmental impacts on health, public health, spatial accessibility to health services, and/or geodemographics. The successful applicant will demonstrate evidence for potential to produce externally funded research, to publish in prominent outlets, and to conduct interdisciplinary research. The position offers opportunities for collaboration with Department of Environmental Health at the UC College of Medicine, with the local branch of the EPA, and with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Applications must be submitted online by visiting https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Assistant-Professor-Geography-%28Health%29-OH-45201/302974800/. In addition to the online application candidates must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and statements of research and teaching plans. Candidates must also provide the names and e-mail addresses for three professional references. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 30, 2015 but the position will remain open until it is filled.

The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The university boasts a student body of more than 43,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values and seeks to empower all members of the university community. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses.

The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer M/F/Vets/Disabled. Women, People of Color, persons with a disability, and covered veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the University community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Vet / Disabled.