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Faculty Position in Viral Oncology
The Department of Veterinary Biosciences (http://vet.osu.edu/biosciences) in the College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Candidates must have a Ph.D., D.V.M., M.D., or equivalent degree and demonstrated accomplishment in research focused on oncogenic viruses (e.g, retroviruses,herpesviruses, papillomaviruses, hepadnaviruses) in relation to cell biology orimmunology of virus-host interactions that control disease outcomes or host ranges. Candidates with research experience that complements existing programs (http://lsn.osu.edu/research) within the Center of Retrovirus Research (http://vet.osu.edu/retrovirus-research) and the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center (http://cancer.osu.edu/research/cancerresearch) would be particularly welcome. The Department offers excellent laboratory facilities, competitive salary and startup package, and access to numerous core facilities including state-of-the-art BSL-3 facilities. Successful candidates will be expected to have or to develop a sustainable extramurally funded research programs and to contribute to professional (DVM), graduate and undergraduate education.
Applications should be submitted via email as a single pdf document and include a curriculum vitae, summary of research program and future directions, and the names (with complete mailing, phone, and e-mail address) of at least four individuals from whom letters of reference may be solicited. Academic rank and salary are negotiable. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Address all correspondence to Dr. Stefan Niewiesk, Chair of the Search Committee (email: niewiesk [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu).
The Ohio State University is an EO/AA employer. Minorities, Veterans, Women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.