Assistant/Associate Professor, Lipid and Lipoprotein Researcher, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country." With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job OverviewThe Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Cincinnati seeks to recruit an innovative investigator at the Assistant or Associate Professor level focusing on a mechanistic understanding of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and/or fatty liver disease. Programs that touch on the following areas will be advantageous: lipoprotein structural biology (particularly via use of cryo-EM), lipoprotein metabolism, intracellular lipid metabolism in the liver and vascular wall, lipid/lipoprotein inducers/inhibitors of systemic inflammation, lipid interactions with the immune system, and the role of lipids in development and brain function. The successful candidate will join a highly productive and internationally recognized group of researchers focused on lipid biology. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should document a strong training experience and interest in areas related to lipid biology evidenced by a strong publication record. The successful candidate will demonstrate ample promise of continued success as an independent scientist, including clear scientific plans and preliminary data aimed at attracting research funding. Individuals with portable grants, such as K-awards and other career development grants, are welcome but this is not an a priori requirement. Those wishing to join at the Associate Professor level must demonstrate a solid record of attracting extramural funding, service and visibility within his/her/their field, and mentorship of graduate students and post-docs. We are looking for collegial scientists who work well with others and are highly creative and collaborative. Applicants must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at UC. The appropriate candidate will be recruited at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor based on qualifications. UC provides an interactive and collaborative research and educational environment that will facilitate the training of the next generation of research scientists, clinicians, and academicians, and will provide a direct conduit for the effective translation of scientific information from bench-to-bedside. Outstanding state-of-the-art core research facilities with a generous start-up and support package are available for the qualified applicant. Cincinnati provides an ideal urban or rural living and cultural environment with affordable housing, outstanding school systems and a diverse and rich cultural heritage that engenders a high quality of living for its residents.Minimum RequirementsApplicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree (or equivalent) and at least two years of relevant postdoctoral or residency experience.Application Process

Interested candidates should provide by upload (ideally as a single PDF file):

  • Letter of interest.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Outline of research interests and future research directions.
  • Contact information for three (3) to four (4) references.
Compensation and BenefitsUC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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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