Microbiology, Ohio State University

1191 7968
Position ID:OSU-Micro-RSEP [#7968]
Position Title: Rod Sharp Endowed Professor of Microbiology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biochemistry / Cell Biology
Molecular Biology
Appl Deadline:2017/04/01 finished (posted 2016/09/15, listed until 2017/04/01)
Position Description:    

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

The College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Microbiology at The Ohio State University (microbiology.osu.edu) invites applications for the endowed Rod Sharp Professorship in Microbiology. Applications are sought from internationally prominent researchers with a distinguished track record in molecular microbiology; relevant research areas include microbial cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, ecology, evolution and environmental microbiology.

Applicants should have a productive, well-funded, and internationally-prominent research program to study microbial systems at the molecular level. Successful candidates will be expected to synergize with Ohio State’s existing strengths in microbiology and a culture of academic collaboration to foster cross-disciplinary research with sustained impact. Successful applicants will be expected to maintain an extramurally-funded research program and to contribute to the teaching (graduate and undergraduate) and service missions of the University.

Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or related field. Demonstrated research productivity and evidence of an independently-funded research program. Experience working with interdisciplinary research teams and mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

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 is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a diverse and vibrant metropolitan area (see http://lifeincbus.com/), and the 15th largest US city. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, a nationally-heralded arts scene, excellent schools, an extensive park and river system, and a strong diversified economy based on government, 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.

Application Instructions: Applicants should send: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) a summary of past research accomplishments highlighting their relevance to molecular microbiology, (3) a statement of future research plans, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and potential teaching roles, and (5) names and emails of at least three professional references. Application materials should be submitted online through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7968. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

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 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:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
105 Biological Sciences Building
484 W. 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43016

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