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Position Announcement

The Ohio State University at Lima

Position Announcement

Assistant Professor of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology

The Ohio State University at Lima seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Evolutionary Biology. A research specialty in Comparative Vertebrate Biology is preferred, but not required. The appointment will be made in the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology at The Ohio State University and begin in August 2014.

The department seeks an Evolutionary Biologist with a strong commitment to the teaching, research and outreach missions of The Ohio State University. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate surveys and major courses in their area of expertise (likely courses include introductory biology for honors students, vertebrate biology, and comparative vertebrate physiology). In addition to serving as an advisor and research mentor to Biology undergraduates at the Lima campus, candidates also could advise graduate students at the Columbus campus, but this is not required. Average class size at the Lima campus is 21 students, and includes a mix of traditional and nontraditional students. In addition, the position will require the potential for a distinguished record of service and scholarly research. Candidates must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment; post-graduate teaching and research experience is preferred. Salary is competitive.

The Ohio State University at Lima is one of five campuses of The Ohio State University. Current enrollment on the Lima campus is 1,400 students and there are approximately 100 full- and part-time faculty in all academic departments. Ohio State Lima offers the first two years of the Ohio State general education curriculum and ten programs leading to baccalaureate degrees, including one in Biology. Ohio State Lima also offers Master’s degree programs in Education and Social Work.

Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, a current curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation to:

           Dr. Eric Juterbock, Chair, EEOB Search
                c/o Whitney Clark, Office of Human Resources
            Public Service Bldg. 122
            The Ohio State University at Lima
            4240 Campus Drive
            Lima, OH 45804

Questions should be addressed to Dr. Eric Juterbock at Juterbock.1@osu.edu. To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA employer. For additional information about the Lima campus please see lima.osu.edu.