Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Developmental and/or Cell Biology

Location
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
September 23 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Description:

Applicants are invited to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Molecular Genetics. We seek applicants with interests in any area of developmental and/or cell biology. Those with proposed programs involving epigenetics, plant systems, high-resolution imaging, quantitative methods, and integrated approaches are especially encouraged to apply.

The Department of Molecular Genetics is also seeking applications for a second faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Computational Biology and/or Genomics (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19465).

The Department of Molecular Genetics (https://molgen.osu.edu/) includes more than thirty faculty investigating diverse biological questions spanning molecules to systems. Research efforts are supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure in the Department and across campus in specialized core facilities. Molecular Genetics faculty collaborate within the Department and as active members of campus-wide focal groups including the Center for RNA Biology, the Center for Applied Plant Sciences, the James Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Translational Data Analytics Institute. The university is also home to Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center, a central seed and plasmid repository that preserves, amplifies and distributes these stocks to the worldwide research and education community.

Qualifications:

Candidates with PhD and/or MD degrees with research interests and at least two years of academic or equivalent postdoctoral experience in the specified areas are encouraged to apply. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

About Columbus:

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at https://visit.osu.edu/experience.

Application Instructions:

Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19461. A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement that briefly summarizes past research accomplishments and emphasizes future research plans (three pages), teaching philosophy (one page), statement of commitment to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts as it relates to research, teaching, and/or outreach and engagement (one page), and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Brittany Poast (poast.6@osu.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. Over the next few years, The Ohio State University is committed to welcoming 350 new faculty hires, many of which will contribute to growing our role as a premier research university equipped to answer and interrogate the critical domestic and global societal challenges that deter equality and inclusion. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. The university is a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

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 or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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