Assistant/Associate Professor

Columbus, Ohio
Dec 20, 2017
Feb 18, 2018
Organization Type
University and College

Assistant/Associate Professor, Agroecosystem Management for Food System Resilience

The Ohio State University

Departments of Horticulture & Crop Science and Animal Sciences

Full-time, tenure-track 9-month faculty position in Horticulture & Crop Science (60%) and Animal Sciences (40%) in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Science on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University. The position will focus on understanding how agroecosystems function and how management affects resilience in a changing climate at the field, landscape, and/or food system scale in applied plant and/or plant-animal food production systems. Responsibilities include research (70%), teaching (15%), and extension (15%). The successful candidate will join a distinguished team of faculty members from across the university collaborating on the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation to develop a comprehensive, transformative approach to food security. The successful candidate will establish a nationally or internationally recognized scholarly research program supported by extramural funding, be involved in resident instruction or co-curricular activities at the undergraduate or graduate level and advise graduate students, and extend research findings by engaging with stakeholders. This position is located in Columbus, Ohio.

Education and Qualifications

Ph.D. in Animal Science, Plant Science, Agroecology or related field; evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

To apply submit: a cover letter summarizing their qualifications, areas of expertise, and experience appropriate to the position; curriculum vitae including course work in the sciences pertaining to this position; statement of research interests; statement of teaching and outreach that describes experience and philosophy, as well as experience mentoring underrepresented groups and commitment to diversity and inclusion; a list of three references. Please address applications to: Dr. Mark Sulc, Search Committee Chair, Dept. Horticulture & Crop Science, The Ohio State University, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1086 (Email: Applications will be considered starting January 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.