Ohio State University, Molecular Genetics

1221 14497
Position ID:OSU-MolGen-OES [#14497]
Position Title: Ohio Eminent Scholar Faculty Position in Plant Biology and Genetics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Plant Biology
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/09/06, finished 2020/07/19)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Department: Molecular Genetics

Position: Ohio Eminent Scholar Faculty Position in Plant Biology and Genetics

Rank: Associate or Full Professor (tenure-track)


The Department of Molecular Genetics in the College of Arts & Sciences at The Ohio State University (https://molgen.osu.edu) invites applications from individuals at the level of Associate or Full Professor for an Ohio Eminent Scholar (OES) tenure-track position. The Ohio Eminent Scholars Program recognizes a prestigious group of distinguished scholars across Ohio receiving supplemental research funding from the OES endowment. We seek outstanding candidates using cutting edge techniques to investigate fundamental questions in any area of plant biology and genetics. The successful candidate will bring an independent, externally funded, and internationally recognized research program, and teach in their area of expertise. The candidate will be eligible for membership in the Center for Applied Plant Sciences (https://caps.osu.edu), as well as other campus Centers and Institutes (https://www.osu.edu/centers.html), and may also hold affiliate appointments in other campus departments. The hire will join a departmental faculty who study fundamental biology using a wide variety of model organisms and will become part of a strong campus-wide plant sciences community.


Applicants must have an outstanding record of creativity and excellence in research and must hold an appointment of Associate Professor or equivalent, or higher, at the time of application. We are seeking individuals who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research and service. 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/14497. A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and separate statements regarding research, teaching, and diversity. The diversity statement should articulate demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Brittany Poast at 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. 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 an ADVANCE Institution and 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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Department of Molecular Genetics
The Ohio State University
484 W 12th Ave, Rm 154
Columbus OH 43210

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