Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology, The Ohio State University

2465 7758
Position ID:OSU-Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology-AP [#7758]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biochemistry
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Appl Deadline:2016/11/01 finished (posted 2016/09/01, updated 2016/08/31)
Position Description:    

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

Description: The Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology in the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Outstanding individuals using zebrafish as a model organism are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and cohesive zebrafish community at The Ohio State University and compliment existing strengths in the department in neuromuscular biology, neurodegenerative diseases, RNA biology, and epigenetics.


Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral research experience. A proven record of research accomplishments in biochemistry, molecular biology or molecular genetics with a strong record of publications is required. The 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 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


Application Instructions: Apply to Academic Jobs Online at Complete applications should consist of a: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research, (4) statement of teaching, and (4) three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however those received by November 1, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Jessica Berner at


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). 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.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
206 Rightmire Hall
1060 Carmack Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210

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