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.

Application Process:

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.

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 44,000 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, 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.

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

REQ: 24570