The Department of Molecular Genetics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for the position of Ohio Eminent Scholar in Molecular Genetics, 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 internationally recognized scholars. Applications are sought from those with a distinguished track record of investigating fundamental biological questions in any system.
Education and Experience Requirements
Required: PhD and/or MD degree; established record of creativity and excellence in research; evidence of an independent research program; commitment to teaching/mentoring. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to building a 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-Molecular-Genetics_R97673-1. A competitive application consists of a: (1) Cover letter, (2) Curriculum vitae, (3) Research Statement summarizing research accomplishments and plans (up to 4 pages), and (4) Teaching and Mentoring statement summarizing your approaches, experience, and philosophy on teaching, learning, and mentoring (up to 2 pages). Applicants who advance in the selection process will be asked for names and contact information for three references at a later date. Application review will begin on March 1, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Sharon Amacher at email@example.com.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other basis under the law.
Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.
The Department of Molecular Genetics is devoted to exploring questions in genetics, molecular biology, cell biology and developmental biology using viruses, fungi, plants, and animals, with strengths in model organisms and genetic systems.