Visiting Assistant Professor of Structural Botany
The Department of Environmental and Plant Biology at Ohio University
invites applications for a 9-month VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position
beginning August 16, 2018. The successful candidate would be expected to
contribute to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the
department. Teaching responsibilities will include preparation and
teaching of upper-level undergraduate/graduate courses in Structural Botany
and in Ohio Flora, a lower level core majors course in Plant Structure and
Development, and a lower level non-majors course Plants and People (which
could be taught online or face-to-face). The teaching duties will be three
courses per semester ~10-12 contact hours per week. The candidate would
also participate in governance of the department (committee work).
Demonstrated success as an instructor of record and in applying innovative
teaching techniques is preferred. The Department (
http://www.plantbio.ohiou.edu/) consists of 12 full-time faculty, 25
graduate students, and 70 undergraduate majors and is dedicated to teaching
and research excellence. We are seeking a colleague who will share in, and
contribute to, our commitment to outstanding education.
Minimum Qualifications: Completed all requirements for a PhD in Plant
Biology or a related field by August 16, 2018.
Starting salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package
includes comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and 100%
instructional fee tuition waiver for employees and eligible dependents.
Ohio University also extends benefits to same-sex and opposite-sex domestic
We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students,
faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Women and other minorities are
encouraged to apply. Ohio University is an EEO/AA Employer.
To apply, complete and submit an online application (
www.ohiouniversityjobs.com) and attach required documents (CV, cover
letter, philosophy of teaching, contact information for 3 references, and
unofficial transcripts for graduate work).
Please direct questions to Dr. Morgan Vis (vis-chia from ohio.edu), Chair of the
Search Committee. The position remains open until filled. For full
consideration, apply by May 7, 2018.