Duties will include working with Ranjan Deka, Ph.D., on research related to epidemiology and biostatistics. Your attendance and participation at seminars in the Molecular Epidemiology in the Children’s Environmental Health training program will be expected. Participation in the External Advisory board meetings is required. You may be eligible to attend classes that develop an integrative knowledge in environmental exposures, epidemiology, biostatistics and molecular genetics, and biology in order to generate skills in interdisciplinary and translational research. You will have a primary advisor and a research mentoring committee that will be established and will include at least two additional faculty members. Prospective applicants are interviewed by 2-3 members of the admissions committee and acceptance decisions are based on their research interests. Once accepted, the Director of the MECEH program, Ranjan Deka, Ph.D., will meet with you and assist with your development as an independent scientist.
Minimum Qualifications: Must have received an M.D. or Ph.D. or other doctoral professional degree. Must be a citizen of the U.S. or have valid green card documentation.
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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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