Tenure faculty (regardless of rank) - persons with the titles of professor, associate professor, assistant professor and instructor who serve on appointments totaling 50% or more service to the university and who are eligible for tenure or who have obtained tenure. Duties and responsibilities are assigned in accordance with the workload guidelines laid out in the pattern of administration of each faculty members tenure initiation unit (TIU) and, as appropriate, regional campus; obligations will include research, service and/or teaching or clinical practice. These faculty will have earned doctorate or other terminal degree in the relevant field of study or possession of equivalent experience.
The Division of Biosciences, College of Dentistry at The Ohio State University is seeking applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor or professor. Applicants with expertise in bacteria-host interactions, immunology, salivary gland physiology, pain, oral cancer, and developmental biology are especially encouraged to apply. Outstanding applicants with expertise in other areas will also be considered. Candidates must have a PhD degree, postdoctoral training, a history of sustained research funding or potential to develop and sustain an externally funded research program. For tenure appointment, candidates must demonstrate a sustained, outstanding record of funded research and teaching.
The division currently has well-established programs in neuroscience, immunology, hard tissue biology, muscle biology, and microbiology (dentistry.osu.edu/biosciences). College research beyond the division includes directed bone augmentation and preservation, inflammatory mediators in periodontal disease, molecular epidemiology of periodontal microbes in smokers, and early detection and prevention of oral cancer.
Ohio State provides a highly interactive environment with extensive opportunities for collaborations within the College of Dentistry as well as with faculty in the College of Medicine and other colleges, centers and institutes across the University. Excellent molecular, transgenic, behavioral testing and imaging core facilities are available. Participation in teaching in basic science courses in the dental curriculum will be expected. Significant start-up funds and customized laboratory space are available.
The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a desire to create an environment that promotes collegiality, collaboration, and cultural diversity among members of various education, research, and service cultural communities. A willingness to serve as a role model and advocate for the ideals of professionalism and high ethical standards in a health science educational setting is essential. Faculty members also participate in service at the college, university, and national levels.
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Candidates should submit a statement of research interests and teaching/experience, professional qualifications, and career goals, along with a curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references to Peter J. Reiser, PhD, Chair, Division of Biosciences.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.