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  • Tenure Track Position in Wildlife Disease and Ecosystem Health

    • Employer: The Ohio State University
      Location: Columbus, OH
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 12/28/2019
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    The Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (VPM) at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) at the College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences invite applications for a 9‐month, tenure‐track faculty position in Ecosystem and Wildlife Health. The position will have a primary appointment in VPM (0.7 FTE) with a joint appointment (0.3 FTE) in SENR. The successful candidate will be part of a core Ecosystem Health teaching and research faculty appointed in VPM, SENR, and at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. The position is expected to be filled at the Assistant Professor level, but faculty rank will be based upon qualifications and experience of the candidate.
    Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities: The successful candidate will spend approximately 50% of time teaching. The candidate will be expected to create a new undergraduate course and a new graduate course focused on wildlife health and disease ecology. In addition, he or she will lead the creation and implementation of a new graduate specialization in Ecosystem Health within the existing Master of Environment and Natural Resources (MENR) degree program. This role will include administrative duties as well as the supervision and mentoring of graduate students enrolled in the specialization.
    Research Responsibilities: The successful candidate will spend approximately 50% of time conducting research. Expectations are to develop a nationally recognized scholarly research program incorporating graduate and undergraduate students, including independent or collaborative research relevant to VPM and SENR. The candidate will develop an externally funded research program that incorporates Ecosystem Health MENR graduate students. Opportunities exist for collaboration with other ecosystem health specialists, ecologists, epidemiologists, microbiologists, and related specialists working in diverse areas of ecology, animal health, population health, environmental health, and zoonotic diseases within the Departments of VPM and SENR. Multi‐disciplinary opportunities are also available within the OSU including the Infectious Diseases Institute and the Global One Health Initiative.

    See attached for further details and instructions for how to apply.

    OSU SENR-VPM joint faculty position Feb 2019.pdf

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