Miami University — Assistant Professor in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Miami University (Oxford), Department of Microbiology: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Infectious Disease Epidemiology to begin August 2018.

A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in upper-level epidemiology and introductory microbiology; develop an externally funded research program in areas of infectious disease epidemiology (laboratory or field based) involving both undergraduate and graduate students; achieve an excellent record of publication in peer-reviewed journals; and carry out service to the university.

Required: doctoral degree in Epidemiology or in a related field in public health 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 epidemiology; the ability to achieve excellence in teaching and mentoring; and a willingness to contribute to curricular development.

Multiple opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration on infectious disease projects with colleagues in Microbiology, as well as in other departments at Miami University. More information is available at

Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans and teaching philosophy to Department will request letters of reference from every reference listed on your application. For inquiries about posting, contact Dr. Joseph Carlin at

Screening of applications will begin December 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Miami University is an Ohio public university founded in 1809 and is located in southwestern Ohio. ( 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 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. The Department of Microbiology ( has 16 faculty and instructional staff, and approximately 25 graduate students and 200 undergraduate majors. Our nationally funded research programs cover viral, bacterial and eukaryotic systems, including microbial ecology/environmental biology, cell biology, bacterial genetics and molecular biology, and microbial pathogenesis, which are supported by state-of-the-art facilities for genomics and bioinformatics, microscopy, mass spectroscopy, analytical flow cytometry, animal studies and biophysical instrumentation.

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 or 513-529-3560.

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