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Ohio University 2 Positions: Assistant or Associate Professor of Anatomy AND Assistant or Associate Professor of Physiology

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The Department of Biomedical Sciences http://www.oucom.ohiou.edu/dbms in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (http://www.oucom.ohiou.edu/) has two Assistant or Associate Professor positions.  One position is in the anatomical sciences, with a research focus on biomechanics, functional morphology, comparative and evolutionary anatomy, developmental biology, and quantitative biology.  The other position is in integrative or comparative physiology. Additional information on each position is provided below.

ANATOMICAL SCIENCES: The successful applicant will have a research program that will complement that of the Comparative Anatomy and Biomechanics Group and is expected to establish and maintain an externally-funded research program and to publish their work in high-impact journals. Teaching responsibilities will emphasize medical gross anatomy, with possible integration of other fields of biomedical sciences.  Participation in graduate education through the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program (http://www.biosci.ohiou.edu/grad/eeb/) is also expected.  A PhD or equivalent is required, and postdoctoral training is preferred.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with education and experience.  Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits and education benefits for employees and eligible dependents. Start-up funds are competitive.

The position will remain open until filled.  For full consideration, please apply by November 10, 2013.  Upload a curriculum vitae, a letter of application specifying research interests and goals, and the names and email addresses for at least three references when prompted. Apply online at http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/7673.  Please contact Lawrence Witmer (witmerL@ohio.edu) for further information.


PHYSIOLOGY: The research conducted by this faculty member is expected to complement one or more of the following scientific research foci at Ohio University including: musculoskeletal and neurological disorders; functional anatomy and biomechanics; and diabetes. The successful applicant will be expected to teach cardiovascular physiology to medical students and participate in graduate education. The successful applicant will also be expected to establish and maintain an externally funded research program and to aggressively publish their work in high impact journals. A PhD or equivalent is required, and postdoctoral training is preferred.

Please complete the online application (http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/6460) and attach required documents. Required documents include a detailed cover letter, CV, a statement of research interest with a 5-year research plan, and three representative research papers (uploaded as one “other” document). For references, applicants will be asked to key-in contact details for reference providers who will be emailed to complete a letter of reference. The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by October 20, 2013.  Please contact Yang Li (liy1@ohio.edu ) for further information. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with the initial review of applications to begin on October 21, 2013.


Ohio University is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer 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 with a Dual Career Network (http://www.ohio.edu/dual).  Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Ohio University is located in Athens, OH, which is an historic college town with a modest cost of living in southeastern Ohio in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.  Ohio University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a ‘Doctoral/High Research Activity Institution’ with more than 25,000 students.  It was founded in 1804 making it the oldest university in the Northwest Territory and ninth oldest public university in the United States.

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