Assistant Professor of Genomics (tenure-track)
Job posting number: #7054389
Posted: November 19, 2018
Application Deadline: January 14, 2019
Job DescriptionThe Department of Biological Sciences at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in evolutionary, comparative or functional genomics. We are interested in candidates that combine experimental and computational methods, and applicants who investigate model or non-model organisms, and have expertise in biostatistics, including Bayesian methods, and in analyzing large genomic datasets. The ideal candidate will have postdoctoral experience in Genomics or Bioinformatics and teaching experience at undergraduate or graduate levels.
The Assistant Professor will be expected to establish a strong, extramurally funded research program, and collaborate with faculty from a broad-based biology department. Faculty members in the department are responsible for: teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students; student advising; conducting scholarly research; and providing service to the university and/or department. Depending on the Assistant Professor’s area of interest, teaching for this position will include the appropriate portion of a second semester introductory class (Ecology, Evolution, Animal Body Systems) and two upper-division courses based on their research expertise that fill teaching needs in the department.
Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or a closely related field (foreign educational equivalent acceptable) at time of application, and demonstrated research productivity.
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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