Recruiting Adolescent Medicine Research Faculty

The Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), is seeking adolescent medicine researchers to join a diverse, talented, multidisciplinary team of individuals who share a passion and commitment to transforming adolescent health outcomes through exceptional clinical programs, high-impact clinical and translational research, innovative educational programs, and effective academic and community partnerships.

The Division of Adolescent Medicine was founded in 1960 and has a distinguished history of outstanding clinical programs, breakthrough research, and advocacy. Our goal is to create an internationally-recognized adolescent research program that transforms adolescent health outcomes. We plan to expand our existing research focus in sexual and reproductive health (HIV prevention, HPV vaccines, STI diagnostics, transgender health, environmental influences on puberty) and establish new focus areas in eating disorders and substance abuse. Clinical programs include a hospital-based primary care practice and a consultative practice focusing on all adolescent health issues including eating disorders, mental health disorders, transgender care, and sexual and reproductive health. Faculty also provide care at the city's juvenile detention center. Clinical programs in young men's health and substance use are being planned.

CCHMC is an extraordinary institution with unparalleled resources for research, and whose faculty conduct breakthrough research. CCHMC is ranked #2 in sponsored program awards in the U.S. among all children's hospital or pediatric departments, totaling >$200M. CCHMC is ranked #2 in the U.S. News and World Report list of Best Children's Hospitals, and is in the top 10 in all 10 pediatric specialties ranked.

Cincinnati is one of America's most vibrant and beautiful river cities. It has all the amenities of a big city - including outstanding cultural offerings and exceptional schools - with the warmth of a small town and an extraordinary quality of life.

Cincinnati Children's is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Cincinnati Children's is committed to building a diverse faculty and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

The ideal candidates would hold a PhD, ScD, DPH, MD, or DO degree. If an MD or DO, candidates should be Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Pediatrics, Internal Medicine or Family Medicine, and ideally would be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Adolescent Medicine. Faculty would qualify for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The faculty member would be expected to pursue scholarly work and attain K or R level funding within the first 3 years of the faculty position, if not already externally funded. The faculty member would also be expected to help mentor trainees and junior faculty. We are seeking individuals who are highly professional and who foster a culture of inclusion.

Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interested applicants are invited to send a CV and cover letter to Jessica Kahn, MD, MPH, Division Director, Adolescent and Transition Medicine ( c/o Debbie Mancini, Physician and Faculty Recruitment ( In the cover letter, applicants are encouraged to describe previous experiences mentoring women or members of underrepresented groups.