Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Location
Columbus, Ohio
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
September 05 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Description: The Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology, in the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University, invites applications from investigators using zebrafish as a model organism for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and cohesive zebrafish community at The Ohio State University. The department has complementing strengths in motor neuron disorders, neuromuscular biology, RNA biology and epigenetics. There is also a college-wide program to enhance research in neurodegenerative diseases. Research programs that are in neurodegeneration or complement department strengths are particularly encouraged.


Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral research experience. A proven record of research accomplishments in biochemistry, molecular biology or molecular genetics and a strong publication record are required. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies.


About Columbus: The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.


Application Instructions: Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9651. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however those received by November 15, 2017 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Jessica Berner at jessica.berner@osumc.edu.


The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). We are also a founding member of the American Talent Initiative (https://news.osu.edu/news/2016/12/13/ohio-state-among-nations-top-universities-expanding-college-access-for-lower-income-students/) that strives to reach lower income students. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.