Position available at Ohio State University

September 18, 2012 § Leave a comment

The Departments of Microbiology and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University invite applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor whose research focuses on Environmental Microbiology and Bioenergy. We seek a Molecular Microbiologist whose research will be directed towards molecular characterization of physiological processes used by microorganisms to produce biofuels or will be focused on other key environmental issues.

Research approaches that include efforts in metabolic engineering and systems biology/synthetic biology are of special interest. This individual will join a vibrant community
that includes, in addition to nearly 50 faculty members in the Microbiology and CBE departments, researchers at the Office for Energy and the Environment ,
the Center for Energy, Sustainability, and the Environment (pdf), the School of Earth Sciences, the School of Environment and Natural Resources, Battelle Memorial Institute, and the Environmental Sciences Graduate Program . The expected arrangement will be a 70% appointment in Microbiology and 30% appointment in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, but other arrangements may be considered depending on the research interests of the candidate.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and relevant postdoctoral research experience. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program and to actively support our strong commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2012. Application materials, including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation, as well as additional questions about the search, should be sent by e‐mail to: micro.grad@osu.edu

To build a diverse workforce The Ohio State University encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. Flexible work options are available. Ohio State is an NSF ADVANCE Institution. EEO/AA employer.

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