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Now is your chance to work for one of the best University's in the land! The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio in the heart of the city - downtown! Working at OSU is sure to offer you an experience you will treasure and never want to end. This is a forward moving college that is very diverse and invested in being the best in every way possible. OSU wants to extend an invitation to you to apply to become the new Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology!
The incumbent will develop a strong, interdisciplinary, nationally recognized, extramurally-funded research program focused on genomics and evolution of fungal or Oomycete plant pathogens. Research topics may include but are not limited to: comparative genomics of fungal plant pathogens, molecular ecology of plant pathogens in managed or natural ecosystems, speciation and fungal evolution, and/or the evolution of pathogenicity, and will be addressed utilizing state-of-the-art techniques in molecular biology, genomics/proteomics, and bioinformatics. The incumbent is expected to have a strong commitment to graduate education, teach an advanced course in fungal comparative genomics or related topic, and participate in team-taught courses in support of the Departmentís core curriculum.
The Ohio State University is one of the preeminent research and teaching institutions in the country, with one of the largest student bodies. Laboratory and office space are located on the main campus in Columbus, Ohio. The incumbent will have access to centralized University services including, among others, nucleic acid sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics, and a supercomputer core for bioinformatics/biocomputing. Departmental services include fluorescence microscopy, metabolomics, and qRT-PCR. The incumbent will also have access to facilities and support staff at the Molecular and Cellular Imaging Center (http://oardc.osu.edu/mcic/) at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio (http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/).
This Assistant Professor position is a 9 month Tenure Track Appointment.