Open Faculty Search in the Department of Microbiology

September 5, 2013
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The Department of Microbiology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the area of Microbial Genomics. The successful candidate will complement an established and active research faculty with expertise in microbial biochemistry, genetics, physiology and the analysis of environmental microbiomes. The candidate will have opportunities for collaboration through interaction with investigators in the Center for RNA Biology (CRB), the Mathematical Biosciences Institute (MBI), the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity (MMI, College of Medicine) and the Center for Microbial Interface Biology (CMIB). Genomics research is also an integral component of a newly established campus-wide Discovery Theme program with initiatives in Energy and Environment, Health and Wellness, and Food Security and Production, 

Applicants will have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and established expertise in the application of genomic techniques in the area of genome evolution, metabolic capacity and diversity, gene expression, microbial community analysis or the interaction of microbes with their host in health and disease. Candidates are expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program and to actively support our commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Associate and Full Professor candidates will have internationally recognized research programs with evidence of sustained funding.  

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Charles J. Daniels ( Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013 and we encourage submission before that date. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online

To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA employer. Ohio State is an NSF Advance Institution.