Professor and Department Chair

Ohio University

Athens, OH

Posted 10/23/2023

The Department of Biological Sciences at Ohio University (Athens, OH) seeks to fill a position at the level of Professor and Department Chair. The Chair will lead a strong and collaborative faculty committed to continuing success in undergraduate and graduate teaching, maintaining high levels of productivity in externally-funded research, and fostering academic service to the department, college, and university.

The Department of Biological Sciences has 26 full-time tenured or tenure track faculty and 14 instructional faculty across the Athens and Regional campuses. The department has over 1,200 majors (including undergraduate and graduate students) and offers B.A., B.S., M.S and Ph.D. degrees in Biological Sciences.

We welcome applicants with research interests in any field of Biology, but we particularly welcome those who can contribute to research in comparative and/or integrative biology and who can contribute to teaching in an area of current need for the department. The successful candidate should be able to develop, articulate, and implement a clear strategic path for advancing research and teaching goals in the Department of Biology, particularly within the context of Ohio University’s R1 status.

More information about the position, and instructions for submitting an application can be found here:

The application is open now and will remain open until November 19, 2023.

Questions about the position or the application process can be directed to Joey Pierce, Employment Coordinator ([email protected], 740-593-4565).


Last Updated 10/23/2023