Ohio State University, Microbiology

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Position ID:OSU-Micro-OESIM [#25748]
Position Title: Ohio Emintent Scholar in Industrial Microbiology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Microbiology
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/09/18, listed until 2024/03/18)
Position Description:    

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Ohio Eminent Scholar in Industrial Microbiology

Department of Microbiology

College of Arts and Sciences

 

Position Overview

The Department of Microbiology invites applications for the position of Ohio Eminent Scholar in Industrial Microbiology. This is an endowed, tenure-track position at the Associate or Full Professor level. The Ohio Eminent Scholars (OES) Program, created by the Ohio General Assembly and administered by the Ohio Board of Regents, aims to enhance the national eminence of selected outstanding academic programs at Ohio universities by attracting nationally recognized scholars. For this position, applications are sought from those with a distinguished track record in industrial microbiology, interpreted broadly to include excellence in applying molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical biology, physiology, or multi-omics approaches to study industrially relevant microbes, biotechnology, antibiotics and microbial natural products, renewable biofuels and bioproducts, and/or climate change mitigation.

 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • ·        Required:  Ph.D. in microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology or related field; demonstrated research productivity; evidence of an independent research program. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, in line with OSU’s Shared Values (see below).
  • ·        Desired: Strong track record as a mentor; experience with interdisciplinary research.

 

How to Apply

Apply to the Careers at Ohio State website at https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Ohio-Eminent-Scholar-in-Industrial-Microbiology_R89250-1 . A competitive application consists of the following required elements: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate research and teaching statements, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on November, 1 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Igor Jouline at jouline.1@osu.edu.

 

You will be presented with the opportunity to attach up to FIVE documents in the Application Documents section. Please include the following:

  • Attachment 1: Cover Letter: 1-2 page letter, which should include a brief summary of your academic background and why you are interested in this opportunity.
  • Attachment 2: CV (Curriculum Vitae): Detailed overview of your scholarly experience, including your research experience, teaching and mentoring experience, service, funding, and publications.
  • Attachment 3: Research Statement: Summary of your past research accomplishments, current work/research, and proposal for your future research plan as a faculty member.
  • Attachment 4: Teaching Statement: A statement of your approaches, experience and philosophy regarding your teaching, learning, and mentoring.

 

You will be asked for names and contact information for three reference letters at a later date.

 

The College

With more than 80 majors and 100 minors, the College of Arts and Sciences is the academic heart of the university. The Arts and Sciences provides extraordinary opportunities to collaborate across disciplines, blending creativity and analysis to truly be at the forefront of thought. The breadth and depth of knowledge in the college gives students and researchers the critical thinking and adaptability essential for a lifetime of success. 

 

Department Information

Comprised of 23 faculty members, the Department of Microbiology is fully committed to advancing knowledge through research, educating students from all backgrounds, and serving communities and organizations at all levels. Our unit values basic science and has long-standing strengths in molecular biology and microbial physiology and growing strengths in microbial ecology and microbiome science. Many of our faculty have ties to multi-disciplinary organizations on campus, including the Center for RNA Biology, the Center for Microbiome Science, the Infectious Disease Institute, and the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity.

 

The University

Ohio State is a top-20 public university, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. Eligible Ohio State employees receive comprehensive benefits packages, including medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, and state or alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions.

 

The Ohio State University’s Shared Values include Excellence and Impact, Diversity and Innovation, Inclusion and Equity, Care and Compassion, and Integrity and Respect. Our university community welcomes differences, encourages open-minded exploration and courageous thinking, and upholds freedom of expression.

 

Ohio State is a dynamic community where opportunity thrives, and individuals transform themselves and their world. Positions are available in countless fields and specialties. Become a Buckeye and contribute to an incredible legacy that serves to guide our future and shape a better tomorrow.

 

The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is a core component of this commitment. The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has established Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty and their loved ones. Service offerings include dual careers partner consultations, identifying potential employers and/or employment opportunities, consultation and resources related to relocation, as well as identifying opportunities to engage on campus and in the surrounding community. While employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are provided to support the partners of new and prospective faculty as they are considering or transitioning to The Ohio State University.  

 

In addition to being responsive to dual-career opportunities, we strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies.  Ohio State is an NSF ADVANCE institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

 

Located in Ohio’s capital city, Ohio State’s Columbus campus is near 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. Additional information about the Columbus area is available here. In addition to  its Columbus campus, Ohio State has four regional campuses including Ohio State Lima, Ohio State Mansfield, Ohio State Marion, and Ohio State Newark, in addition to Ohio State ATI in Wooster. 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.


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Contact: Igor Jouline, 614-292-2301
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484 W. 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Web Page: https://microbiology.osu.edu/