Eminent Scholar in Molecular Genetics: The Ohio State University


The Ohio State University

Date Posted: 02/02/2024
City: Columbus
State: Ohio
Primary Category: Molecular Genetics
Type of Position: Eminent Scholar

Description & Details:

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.  


  • 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

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 amacher.6@osu.edu.


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