The Department of Geography at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in health and medical geography. Duties will include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in health and medical geography, and GIS applications in public health; conducting and publishing research on medical geography, spatial epidemiology, and environmental impacts on public health using GIS, geovisualization and other geospatial analysis techniques; advising graduate student theses and dissertations; and, undertaking committee service assignments. The position offers opportunities for research collaboration with Department of Environmental Health in the UC College of Medicine, the local branch of the EPA, and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Minimum requirements for the position are:
A Ph.D. in Geography or related field is required prior to the start of employment.
A strong record of publications in areas of medical geography, spatial epidemiology, and environmental impacts on public health, which demonstrated the use of GIS, spatial analysis, and geovisualization in his/her scientific research.
Applications must be submitted online by visiting https://jobs.uc.edu (Search Requisition #24570). In addition to the online application, applicants must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and statements of research and teaching plans. Applicants must also provide the names and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
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