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Biochemistry Assistant Professor

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
$90,000-$92,000 plus startup funding and benefits
Closing date
Nov 1, 2021

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological
Work Function
Research-Basic, Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

Description: The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks to fill two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the general area of biochemistry. This search is open to candidates with expertise in all areas of biochemistry, including structural, chemical and molecular biology. The new faculty members will join an interdisciplinary community on the main campus in Columbus, Ohio. Our partners - Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis (CEMAS), and the Ohio Supercomputer Center - offer limitless opportunities for collaboration and advancement of research programs. In particular, CEMAS houses a F20, 200 keV Glacios microscope with falcon detector and autoloader and a 300 keV Titan Krios with K3 detector and energy filter. Departmental faculty also have access to state-of-the-art on-campus facilities for genomics, mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction. 

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related field is required. The positions will begin Autumn 2022. Demonstrated excellence in innovative research and a strong commitment to teaching are essential. Outstanding applicants in all areas of biochemistry will be considered but priority will be given to those candidates whose research interests complement those of existing faculty. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women and other underrepresented minority groups. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check. 

About Columbus: The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at

Application Instructions:  Apply to Academic Jobs Online at A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research, teaching, diversity statement, and three letters of reference. The diversity statement should articulate your demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Karin Musier-Forsyth, Search Committee Chair at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. Over the next few years, The Ohio State University is committed to welcoming 350 new faculty hires, many of which will contribute to growing our role as a premier research university equipped to answer and interrogate the critical domestic and global societal challenges that deter equality and inclusion. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. The university is a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). 

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry The Ohio State University

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