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Open Positions

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Microbiology:  Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Epidemiology to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in epidemiology and introductory microbiology; develop an externally funded research program (laboratory or field based); advise students; and provide service to the university.  Position begins August 2019.

Required: Doctoral in Epidemiology or related field by date of appointment.

Consideration may be given to those candidates with evidence of past research accomplishments with a strong potential to obtain extramural funding; background in infectious disease epidemiology or public health experience; the ability to achieve excellence in teaching and mentoring; and a willingness to contribute to curricular development.

For more information about the Human Disease and Epidemiology concentration within the Bachelor of Arts in Public Health program in the Department of Microbiology, see http://microbiology.miamioh.edu/epidemiologyAdditional concentrations include Behavioral Health, Health Policy and Administration, and Health Promotion.

The Department of Microbiology (http://microbiology.miamioh.edu/) has 16 faculty and instructional staff, and approximately 25 graduate students and 200 undergraduate majors.  Research programs are supported by state-of-the-art facilities in the Center for Analytics and Data Science, Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics, the Center for Advanced Microscopy and Imaging, and laboratories with advanced biophysical instrumentation.

Faculty in the department involve undergraduate and graduate student in their research programs; achieve an excellent record of publication in peer-reviewed journals; and collaborate on research projects with colleagues in Microbiology, as well as in other departments at Miami University, including Statistics and the Center for Statistics and Data Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering, Gerontology and the Scripps Gerontology Center, Anthropology, Kinesiology and Health, and Biology. There are also possibilities to partner with local hospitals and clinics, and the Butler County Department of Health. Finally, the multi-ethnic population of Butler and Hamilton Counties provides rich opportunities to conduct community-engaged research with diverse and often underserved populations.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, and teaching philosophy to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=6548.  The department will solicit reference letters from references provided in application.  For inquiries about posting, contact Dr. Joseph Carlin at carlinjm@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.


Miami University is an Ohio public university founded in 1809 and is located in southwestern Ohio (http://www.MiamiOH.edu). This position is located on the main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati).  Regional campuses are located in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester. There are study and teaching abroad opportunities at the Miami University campus in Luxembourg. Miami offers bachelor’s degrees in over 120 areas of study, and graduate students choose from more than 60 master’s degree and 12 doctoral degree programs.  Miami University is nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions.  

Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.eduor 513-529-3560.

Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.