Submitted: 18 October 2019
Department: Anthropology and Biology
Institution: University of Cincinnati
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 15 November 2019
Application URL: https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Assistant-Professor%2C-Epigenetics-and-Health-OH-45201/600978800/

The Departments of Anthropology and Biological Sciences at the University of Cincinnati invite applications for a joint tenure-track position with a focus in epigenetics and health beginning in the Fall 2020. The tenure home of this position will be in the Department of Anthropology.

Both departments have faculty with strong research records in evolutionary change and seek to enhance their research programs by including expertise into the impact of environment and stress on vulnerable populations. The applicant will be expected to teach and develop courses relating to evolution and medicine, adaptation, epigenetics, and the environment. In addition to teaching duties, this hire is expected to maintain an active research program, advise and mentor students, and contribute to departmental and university service initiatives. The candidate will have lab and/or field-based research program(s) that provide research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in both the Anthropology and Biology departments. The candidate should also be able to teach Introduction to Biological Anthropology.

Qualifications: Applicants should have PhD in hand at the time of application and at least 12 months post-doctoral experience.

Application Process: Interested and qualified candidates must complete our online application at https://jobs.uc.edu (Search Requisition #40141). Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and the names of three references. Please include this information using the additional documents feature in our hiring system. The Departments of Anthropology and Biology, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University of Cincinnati are committed to fostering an environment supportive of all ethnicities, races, nationalities and gender identities. Applicants should also please include a separate one-page statement reflecting on their vision and/or experience in teaching students of diverse backgrounds.

We will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants selected as finalists for the position will be asked to submit three letters of reference. The University of Cincinnati is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive community of faculty and students. It has an active Black Faculty Association, Latino Faculty Association, and an LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association. The University of Cincinnati has a newly established Faculty Enrichment Center help further the success of its faculty members.

The University of Cincinnati is a public institution located in a vibrant city ranked as one of the top 50 places to live by US News and World Report. It has an active arts scene, national sports teams, museums and other opportunities for a satisfying work/life balance. The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We encourage women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others who can contribute to a diverse academic community to apply.

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE. 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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

REQ: 40141

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