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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Disorders

Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, Ohio
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity.
Closing date
Jan 31, 2023

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Endocrinology, Family Medicine
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The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University is seeking applications for three research-intensive, full-time (academic year) tenure-track faculty members at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Faculty members will hold faculty appointments in one of the academic departments of the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine dependent upon specialty ( and join a group of active, extramurally funded investigators within the Ohio University Diabetes Institute ( whose research focuses on cardiometabolic disease including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and the associated metabolic diseases. The mission of the DI is to improve the quality of life for those affected by diabetes and related diseases through innovative basic and applied research, progressive patient care, education, and community outreach. DI-affiliated faculty members have research and teaching expertise in diabetes, metabolic, musculoskeletal, cancer, aging, epidemiology, and social determinants of health. 


These research-intensive positions also include the opportunity to participate in basic, translational, clinical, and graduate medical education programs. An excellent benefit and start-up package will accompany the salary. Physician-scientists will be provided appropriate protected research time. Funding through endowments is also available for competitive candidates. Clinicians interested in maintaining clinical practice should indicate such in their application, including desired time commitment and specialty so that potential opportunities can be identified with our clinical partners. 

Qualifications: Applicants must possess a D.O., M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree and research experience (basic or applied) in cardiometabolic disorders. Scientists performing clinical/translational research with existing funding will be given preference.



About the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Ohio University:


Mission. We pride ourselves on our strong focus on our mission: training osteopathic primary care physicians to serve Ohio. Our medical school educates physicians committed to practice in Ohio, emphasizes primary care, engages in focused research, and embraces both Appalachian and urban communities. Integral to this mission, our college community commits itself to: provide a clinically integrated, learning-centered, osteopathic medical education continuum for students, interns, residents and primary care associates; embrace diversity and public service; and improve the health and well-being of underserved populations.

Vision. The Heritage College is recognized as the national leader in training osteopathic primary care physicians and the number one producer of primary care physicians in the country.

Essential Values. These fundamental principles form the foundation of the culture at our college: wholeness and balance within each person; integrity; community of mutual respect; acceptance of others and embracing diversity; pursuit of excellence; a climate of scholarship; and commitment to service, generosity and compassion.

HCOM Diversity. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at the Heritage College. We aim to strengthen representation, ensuring that people who look different and have different backgrounds, origins, perspectives, and thoughts have: a seat at the table; equal access to opportunities and resources; are respected, seen, and valued. We believe it is only through diverse voices that impactful positive change can occur in our society.

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Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 


Ohio University is located in Athens, Ohio, with a student population of more than 25,000 students. Ohio University offers substantial interdisciplinary post-graduate research opportunities across its 12 colleges. These include the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Health Sciences, Engineering, and Arts & Sciences.  Ohio University's rapidly growing health sciences research community is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and public service.  The Carnegie Foundation has recently classified Ohio University as an R1 Institution. 

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